Re: Criminalized Poppies (pink)
> All may be so however, opium poppies are sold in many catalogs as papaver
> somniferum and can be grown without fear. Also sold as peony flowered poppy.
> In my small conservative town opium poppies self seed and grow with abandon.
> My garden is infested (happily) with the species form which flower among the
> irises. This, and other annual poppies, have very small root systems making
> them ideal companion plants for siberian irises.
> I cannot cite a source but I am sure you can't produce anything but compost
> with these poppies in zone 4. The season is too short and too cool.
> Claire Peplowski
> East Nassau, NY
> zone 4
I have a bag (!) of poppy seeds from a local friend that I haven't
planted (scattered) yet. They are pink; does anyone know what type these
Barb Johnson email@example.com
Near Springfield, MO AIS, HIPS, RIS, MIS