Orange are California poppies with fine ferny foliage.
Somniferum poppies have coarser bluish foliage.
If you look closely at the California poppies, you can see the cone-shaped buds.
Seed pods are forming on what looks like little buttons where petals
shedded. Seed pods when fully mature are long and slender, unlike
the pink poppies which will have round pods like little pepper shakers.
Petals are crinkled, like delicate silk crepe,
Seeds for poppies are scattered in the fall and plants magically appear
in the spring before time to bloom. They require almost no care when
planted in fertile ground and kept weeded.
Papaver rhoeas, Corn poppies, also called Shirley poppies will bloom next.
Do you grow poppies?