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What is the name of this flower please?


By Geoffo

Sussex, United Kingdom Gb

I think this is a type of california poppy, as it grows amongst other familiar deep yellow californian poppies - and has similar foliage. But I love the mottled pink colour of this one, and would like to buy for next year.




oooh is very pretty can understand why you want more, perhaps you could try collecting the seed just in case you cant get anymore

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15 Oct, 2009


Is that poppy foliage ?

15 Oct, 2009


There are lots of cultivars, it could be Thai Silk or Champagne and Roses or summer Sorbet. Type any of those names into the search box at the top of the page and see which one is a match. If the ones in your photo have been growing in with the more common yellow variety then they are unlikely to come true from seed.

15 Oct, 2009


Sorry don't know what it's called but it is very beautiful.

15 Oct, 2009


I didnt think the leaves went with the flower as the leaves look like Erodium but not the flower? Then I saw the Thai silk suggestion and they seem to go together.

15 Oct, 2009


Definitely Eschscholzia (lordy, what a mouthful) or Californian Poppy, one of the hybrids. I'd save seed from that particular one, but as Moongrower says, that's not necessarily what will grow from any seed you collect.

15 Oct, 2009


I've found another member on this site who has one, but doesn't mention the name. Very frustrating

Here's the link

15 Oct, 2009


Just send her a PM and ask her for name - if she knows she'll happily tell you

15 Oct, 2009


The link Geoffo gives shows the name of the plant Escholozia

15 Oct, 2009


"The link Geoffo gives shows the name of the plant Escholozia"

I think that's just the general term - like California Poppy - it's the type that I'm after.

Good idea to send a pm - if I can work out how to do that

15 Oct, 2009


Click on the person's avatar (or icon) that you want to send a PM to, select send a private message from top left of 3 options on their profile page, and away you go, Geoffo

15 Oct, 2009

How do I say thanks?

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