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Poppies ( Papaver)

Red Poppy at Sensible Gardening and Living

What’s not to like about poppies, probably one of the cheeriest flowers around. Bright, multi colors and beautiful papery, silky petals. Poppies grow well in full sun and average to poor soil. A drough tolerant perennial  so an excellent plant for the xeriscape garden.  Some are short lived but self seed easily. Oriental poppies are very long lived perennials and tend…

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