Anorak News | Bloomin’ Marvellous

Bloomin’ Marvellous

by | 17th, July 2003

‘SEA View Terrace, Burry Port, Wales is bloomin’ lovely.

The council-maintained borders and flowers pots are full of large red flowers.

These blooms are a big hit with visitors who have been seen picking the flowers to take home.

But now Carmarthenshire County Council has ordered the plants to be removed after learning their true identity.

A local botanist identified the poppies as the papaver somniferum variety, a species big in the opium trade. ‘

Posted: 17th, July 2003 | In: Strange But True Comment | TrackBack | Permalink