You Light Up My Life Blue poppy (Meconopsis sp.) we grew in our Catlins garden (2014-09-Dec) and a pretty pink poppy in Dunedin Botanic Gardens (2017-05-Dec). New Zealand. Photos by Nigel, edited by Liz. Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related 13 thoughts on “You Light Up My Life” Add yours I also adore poppies, Liz. Your color variants are lovely. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Thanks Tanja! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Those are two very nice poppies, Liz. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Poppies always make me feel happy 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I have a black thumb, so I know little about flowers … in fact, we have a hearty bunch of flowers in our postage-stamp yard each year, but I am forbidden to touch them or even talk to them, though I am allowed to water them. That said … I love the blue poppy … the leaves almost look like snapping sea creatures! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Ah, those green hairy pod-like things are the flower buds yet to open and they do look a bit snappy! Hehe, nice one! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply The blue poppy is my favourite flower in the Gardens. Might try to grow some myself … Thanks for the pretty photos! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I suspect you may have a cool, shaded moist spot that’d suit them Kay, in which case they’d do very well and bring you much joy. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I love poppies. Like tissue paper. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply So they are! 🙂 LikeLike Reply 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply These are such beautiful colours, Liz. I especially like that shade of blue. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Blue meconopsis have a special place in my heart. They’re quite particular but do very well down here in the south of the South Island, NZ. They love cool, moist conditions. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.