Poppy Flowers
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Poppies

Zone Limerick, Ireland | Chouchounette added on May 3, 2017 | Answered

I have lots of poppies ready to flower and next thing the stem gets all floppy and the poppies just fall limp without opening.

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    DLarum
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    Answered on May 4, 2017

    They may need an all purpose flower fertilizer as this could be a nutrient deficiency. They may also be stretching too much for sunlight if they are not receiving enough. Poppies dont like to be too wet either, wet feet can cause legginess also. This article may help

    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/poppy/growing-oriental-poppies.htm

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