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Floral fancy: Pictures of floral-related lusciousness - myLusciousLife

Floral fancy: Pictures of floral-related lusciousness - myLusciousLife This shows the colour palette of "Oriental Poppies" 1927. Both the individual colours and the combination draw the eye. The poppy petals look velvety yet they have an element of transparency when light is shone on them. These vibrant petals are juxtaposed by the black stamens and again by the slender fluffy stems.

The Weeping Window - Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red: 888,246 Ceramic Poppies at the Tower of London to commemorate the 100th anniversary of WWI, by Paul Cummins

888,246 red ceramic poppies fill the moat of the Tower of London. Each flower commemorates a British or Commonwealth soldier killed during WW I - that's eight hundred and eight eight THOUSAND two hundred and forty six soldiers...