Today's bloom is Opium Poppy 'Drama Queen' (Papaver somniferum)

Bloom of the Day for September 30th, 2011:

Type of plant: Annuals

Bloom color: Red, Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom time of year: Mid Summer

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Not Applicable

Height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing: 9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

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locakelly wrote:
Absolutely gorgeous!!

marti001 wrote:
I love this Picture!!! Not only does it show a beautiful poppy, but the clarity and depth makes me think that I can reach in and pick a poppy. Great job on picture taking!!!

pirl wrote:
Gorgeous photo. Makes me wish it were my own garden.

RosemaryK wrote:
Me too. I WANT this poppy and the plants around it. Just stunning!