Friday, May 29

Oriental poppies at The Potters House Penketh


This wonderful patch of oriental poppies has been one of the great joys in the herb garden over the years.


These pics are from many different years.
I still find it so encouraging when they start to open each May and keep blooming until some days into June...always sad to see them go..though they leave a gift of poppy heads to cut for winter. 





...almost always snapped in early evening at the golden hour of sunset ....
...soporific...even narcotic...

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