Floral Friday: Sarah Raven Poppies

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I have completely fallen in love with these Californian Poppies from Sarah Raven, which I was sent earlier in the year. They arrived as little plug plants. I planted the tiny things just after Rudi was born. Life has been rather hectic since then and the weather pretty rubbish. I was beginning to think my plants would never grow and then last week they seemed to treble in size overnight and were suddenly full of buds. 

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Every day more flowers come out and when I look out my kitchen window I see a beautiful sea of orange. This year I have planted them in pots but I think next year I'd like to have them filling the flower beds. I love them!  

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These poppies are great for cutting and bringing some sunshine into your home. 

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Thank you so much for the plants Sarah Raven, I can't wait for the Cosmos Antiquity to burst out into flower in the next few days too.