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Hi, I planted 2 types of poppies at the start of the month (royal wedding, and a black one) The royal wedding poppies are 5 inches high now and the black ones are 10/12 inches high. Will they flower this year?

(new to this and only just starting to develop my confidence with gardening)

Thank you




My poppies haven't flowered yet. I have established and new ones. I can see the buds down inside the foliage just about ready to sprout up.

25 May, 2011


If they are oriental poppies, they might wait bloom until next year.

26 May, 2011


Brilliant, thank you both of you, I'll keep an eye on them and have a closer look at the foliage - they didn't come with labels as I bought them from my local nursery.

Thank you :)

26 May, 2011


what are the royal wedding poppies like?
i love poppies ~ i have those little yellow welsh ones that pop up all over the garden

7 Jun, 2011


I think the Royal Wedding poppies are white, they haven't bloomed yet though, I have a photo of them so far in my photo section.

I have those yellow ones too, they're gorgeous! I also have red, black, purple and blue, but the purple and blue are tiny seedlings so won't be able to see them in full glory till next year i should imagine. I'm not sure about all of this, I just put the seeds in and hoped for the best, hope I've done it right! :o) I love poppies too!

7 Jun, 2011


i do the same as you - put the seeds in and hope for the best - have you seen the ladybird poppies?

7 Jun, 2011


I haven't seen them bet they're gorgeous! Do you have them in your garden?

7 Jun, 2011


i havent got any at the moment ~ will have to wait and see if any have survived from last year ~ they are lovely ~ not big but they are red with black spots on ~ big patches of black really.

7 Jun, 2011


Oh lovely. I have seen them before, very beautiful. My black poppies look like they're going to flower soon, will post a photo when they do. :o)

8 Jun, 2011

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