In May, wild poppies bloom across Spain, dotting fields with blooms so vibrantly red they almost seem to glow. It’s common for poppies to grow in large clusters of plants, but this field of them near Albacete is, by far, the biggest I have ever seen. Photo ©Mike Randolph

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5 Responses to Amapolaaaa…

  1. Jonathan Moreno December 13, 2012 at 21:49 #

    Beautiful contrast in colours in this picture. What a sight.

    • Mike Randolph December 14, 2012 at 19:31 #

      Christmas colors in May! It WAS a spectacular sight. If I had to guess, the length of the field where the poppies were growing had to be over a kilometer. It was at least ten times bigger than the biggest one I had previously seen.

  2. christine December 14, 2012 at 19:04 #

    Love this photo!

    • Mike Randolph December 14, 2012 at 19:33 #

      Thank you, Christine. I’ve never seen poppies in the Basque country. Do they grow there? Maybe I’ll find out in one of your future posts!

  3. Marianne January 1, 2013 at 12:18 #

    I love to see the beautiful red poppies in Spring. Great photo, Mike.

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