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Is this weed or flower?

imagehi, can someone identify this for me please? 


  • Ladybird4Ladybird4 Posts: 37,199

    Hi. Its a beautiful oriental poppy image

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  • sanjy67sanjy67 Posts: 1,007

    i thought it was a poppy but leaves don't look right but it's beautiful, if that's a weed i'd keep it image

    cross post ladybird, it's lovely

    Last edited: 15 May 2016 16:09:34

  • B3B3 Posts: 26,954

    Weed? Flower? A rose by any other name... keep it and hope you get some moreimage

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  • thanks guys....yeah, I am keeping it :D I had planted an african Lily and thought this might have been it, but no.....seen a few others, but had already pulled them before I got to this one!! lol ;) 

  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Posts: 11,391

    The perennial oriental poppies (like the one in your pic) have hairy leaves.  The large annual poppies you usually see (opium poppies) have smooth leaves. image

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