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More proof of spring: Blue poppies bloom at Longwood

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

Longwood’s blue-poppies will only flower through the first week in April. Photo by Eileen Tercha. The blue-poppies are blooming at Longwood Gardens, one of the many hallmarks of spring in the Mid-Atlantic. The sky-blue flowers, which are native to the high elevations of the Himalayan Mountains, are forced into bloom by Longwood horticulturists for the annual display. The flowers are …