Lilac Pom Pom poppies – my favorite poppy of them all

Happiness comes in many shapes and sizes. This summer, happiness was over a meter in height and topped by a fluffy, stunning bloom.

Lilac Pom Pom poppies love my garden. They grow much taller than the size written on the seed packets and their beautiful minty green foliage is gorgeous even before their buds begin to open.

The flowers are annuals, but I forgive them for this, because they are so easy to grow. All you have to do is sprinkle their seeds lightly in flowers beds in late autumn and early spring where you want them to grow.

Here comes a little homage to their beautiful blooms: