Poppies in the English Countryside

Red Poppies in the CotswoldsRed Poppies in the Cotswolds, United Kingdom (June 2012).

When the rapeseed fields are in full bloom, the bright yellow fields are truly eye-catching. But once the blossoms give way to seed pods, vibrant dashes of color emerge. I’m not sure if the red poppies grow wild or if they’re planted with a purpose, but whatever their origin, the result is a delight.

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About satnavandcider

An American expat living in England, exploring the United Kingdom and Europe through five senses and a camera lens.
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8 Responses to Poppies in the English Countryside

  1. Just keeping touch and mentioning your name…and a nomination….
    http://jotsfromasmallapt.wordpress.com/2012/07/24/im-beautiful/

  2. Dina says:

    It’s just beautiful, pure magic. Designed landscape, I love it!

    Love
    Dina in Bonn

  3. Vicky says:

    Ooh lovely 🙂 my favourite flower.
    I’ve spent many an hour photographing the poppies around the lavender fields.

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