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Re: Criminalized Poppies (pink)


ECPep@aol.com wrote:

> Group,
> 
> 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 
are?

Barb Johnson		lgjohnson@getonthe.net
Near Springfield, MO	AIS, HIPS, RIS, MIS





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