poppy, poppies, black flowers

Bloom of the Day: Papaver ‘Black Peony’


This beauty finally opened fully this morning, looking like a cabbage in a Dutch painting.


2 thoughts on “Bloom of the Day: Papaver ‘Black Peony’”

  1. It’s actually a poppy, just named for a peony because of the ruffled layers–looks just like a peony, doesn’t it? It really needs to be seen in a mixed border, but this border along my fence is going to take another year or so to fill in.

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