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Poppy: Correspondences
Papaver spp. Folk Names: Blind Buff, Blindeyes, Headaches, Head Waak Gender: Feminine Planet: Moon Element: Water Deity: Hypnos, Demeter Power: Fertility, Love, Sleep, Money, Luck, Invisibility...
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Sow poppies this Anzac Day and create a living memorial
There can be few flowers more weighted with symbolism than the delicate Flanders poppy or Papaver rhoeas. It was originally known as the corn poppy but renamed for the World War I battlefields of northern France and Belgium, where it bloomed amidst the ...
Look for the bold, vibrant Oriental poppy
Oriental poppies, Papaver orientale, are an old-fashioned flower with present day appeal. They burst forth with six-inch large, bowl shaped blooms in shades of orange, red, scarlet, pink white, and even purple.
'My First Grow' Is a Cannabis-Growing Kit for Kids
I did toy with the idea of doing a My First Poppy Grow Kit, [which is] my grandma's idea. She grows the common red poppy, Papaver rhoeas. It does contain opium but only in trace amounts, similar to hemp and the trace amounts of THC.
Crazy temperatures have gardeners scratching their heads
Less frost-tolerant cool-season annuals like Persian buttercup (Ranunculus asiaticus) and Iceland poppy (Papaver nudicaule) should be planted later in April to avoid a more heavy frost. Go ahead and seed your cool season vegetable crops like peas, ...
The dope on opium
The word “opium” comes from the Greek word “opion” meaning (poppy juice) which is the thick liquid from the Papaver somniferum (poppy plant). To produce opium, incisions are made in the poppy's bulbous corolla to release a milky substance which is ...

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