I waited for a puff of wind to force open the petals of this bloom. Poppy blossoms are amazingly flexible, and continuously rearrange themselves in a beautiful ballet in response to even slight breezes.
DP166-2013 Posted June 15; processed ditto
Poppy, Papaver orientale 'Royal Wedding'
Perennial Garden at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens,
Ann Arbor, Michigan
June 6, 2013 (D157)