Popping, folding poppies!

Awesome and thank you for sharing lIZ

Green Lizard's Blog

Flowers are wonderful things. I have a particular thing for poppies. When I was a kid, on the way to the bus stop there was a garden with yellow poppies. I could often be spotted trying to collect the tiny black seed for our garden but no matter how many of those funny pepperpot seed heads I shook, the seeds never did anything on our patch.

Now they populate our plot and the surrounding allotments ver readily, so much so that our neighbours consider them as weeds.

But not me. It’s one uninvited guest that’s very welcome.

I’ve also learned that though red is a poppy colour that us easy to find, there are many others too.

Here’s a small selection.





Their common Dutch name papaver which may be related to ‘pepper’ and Africa. I think the pepper matches that pepperpot the seeds hide in.

But I prefer klaproos which…

View original post 20 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s