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Red flower

Red flower

This picture of a red poppy is by a painter from Germany called Hans Simon Holtzbecker. Poppies are flowers that have long thin stalks and wide, brightly coloured petals. People can use the seeds of this flower for medicine!

Did you know?

Most people think of poppies as being red, but they can also be white, orange, yellow, blue, purple and even black.

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