Poppy flowers

Poppies are ornamental flowers. There is the specific banned species that is cultivated for opium, morphine and codeine. We have the non opium yielding variety in our garden. 

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The opium yielding ones have larger, thicker and more globular seed capsule. Opium is used as a narcotic, analgesic and recreational drug. The Poppy is a symbol of remembering those who have died during war. It is a beautiful plant, easy to grow.

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