Q.Mutation Of Poppy Colors
Poppy seeds planted from neighbor’s pale lavender seeds. Leaves smooth with a sage color. My flowers turned out a brilliant fushia color. I’m not complaining as they are stunning but I’m wondering HOW this happened. Her photo is the lavender. Mine fushia.
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Whoa! I like yours! Her plants no doubt were hybrids and seeds from hybrids do not necessarily look like the parent plant. The seeds can take on the characteristics of one of the plants that were cross-pollinated. Here is more about hybrid seeds and heirlooms: