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Friday, August 26, 2011
(means hello, goodbye and peace in Hebrew)
Silent Film Queen Theda Bara on magazine cover, with poppy
One of the flowers of the month of August is the
As promised, here is a little blog on the meanings of the flower Poppy,
some Poppy trivia and fun facts,
and some pretty poppy things!
Now, we have a problem with the August flower of the month.
I have already covered glads (see previous post, gladiolus).
I find that flower on most web sites.
Then the debate starts.
Many sites say the Poppy is the other flower for August,
or even the only flower for August.
But some sites say that the Dahlia is the flower for August.
And some sites quote only the Gladiola!
I like poppies.
I have always liked poppies. The wild california poppy is probably
my most favorite flower for a garden. It grows relatively wild here.