Tuesday, May 29, 2012

What is this flower?

It's been a gorgeous few days in Edinburgh. Today we are back to clouds, but still have t-shirt temperatures. I was getting sunburned anyway (as was most of the fair-skinned population, it seems), so that's cool. The weekend was spent basking in the sunshine (which lasts until nearly 11:00pm these days!),  walking about the city, holding hands, hitting various farmers' markets, churches, castles, and making people sick by telling each other how much it sucked being apart for a week.

We also spied on lots of neighborhood gardens and discovered a rose tree two stories high, as well as this flower. Does anyone know what it is? Its AudreyII-looking buds are one for the scrapbook.

4 comments:

  1. Looks like some kind of poppy. It's pretty, whatever it is!

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  2. I agree with Rianne. It looks like a poppy. There are several varieties, some which have ruffled petals.

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  3. Looks like a poppy. We've got them in our garden

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  4. Poppy seems to be the concensus! I've grown poppies for years back in Kentucky, but have never seen anything like this one. The blooms are 4-5 inches across ... had no idea they could get so big. Learn something new...

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