Poppy Progression

Near the bee nesting boxes in the Parc de la Tête d’Or, there is a field. What first appeared to be an unremarkable patch of grass, has undergone the most amazing transformation over the past few months.

A field of white flowers A field of white flowers

As summer arrived, a striking mass of red poppies erupted. And now, the poppies have gone to seed, to be replaced by these more subdued white flowers.

March-the bare field March: the bare field
June-so many poppies June: so many poppies
August-the poppies are replaced by white flowers August: the poppies are replaced by white flowers