Plant ID forum: Anyone know what this is & where I might buy it.

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Feb 15, 2015 9:21 AM CST
Photo was shared in a gardening group but the plant not identified.
More than once I was told 'Poppy' but an image search of 'Poppy' never yields this bloom.

I'd like to have this in my garden.
Thank You!

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Name: Donald
Eastland county, Texas (Zone 8a)
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Feb 15, 2015 9:42 AM CST
Welcome! to ATP. I think the photo is showing a poppy bud. It will continue to split beyond what is shown and the poppy flower will emerge. Here's a link to poppy bud preparing to open into a full fledged poppy bloom:
Name: Lin
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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Feb 15, 2015 10:01 AM CST
I agree ... looks like the bud of Oriental Poppy (Papaver orientale)

More Oriental Poppy bud images:
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Name: Danita
GA (Zone 7b)
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Feb 16, 2015 12:52 AM CST
It reminds me of an Iceland Poppy bud.
Iceland Poppy (Papaver nudicaule)

Here's a similar photo of a bud.

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Name: Dave Paul
Puna, HI (Zone 10b)
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Feb 16, 2015 3:57 AM CST
Can you show the opened flower bud?

Feb 16, 2015 8:23 AM CST
Thank you all! Thank You! Thank You! Thank You!

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