How Many Petals Does A Poppy Have ?

Decorating By al_australia Updated 7 Nov 2009 , 6:43am by al_australia

al_australia Posted 6 Nov 2009 , 11:07am
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I am confused in one of my books it says, two small petals around centre and two large on the outside , it just looks wrong i noticed on some of the cakes posted here there are four in the centre but i cant see how many on the outside........

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miss_sweetstory Posted 6 Nov 2009 , 11:28am
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Real poppys have four to six petals. When the buds are opening, it often appears that there are two in the inside and two positioned perpendicular to those forming the outside.

al_australia Posted 7 Nov 2009 , 6:43am
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ok thanks will try six , maybe I am cupping them a bit to much ......mmmm

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