PHOTO – Poppy Field marks Centenary of First World War in the Royal Botanical Garden

Updated summer 2015

The meadow is looking beautiful this year too.

Meadow in the Botanics 2015

Meadow in the Botanics 2015

And a short video clip of the meadow swaying in the wind.

Poppy Field in the Royal Botanical Garden, Edinburgh from Edinburgh Spotlight on Vimeo.

In the summer of 2014, a poppy field was sewn in the Royal Botanical Garden in Edinburgh to mark the Centenary of the First World War. The field has come into bloom again in 2015 and is as beautiful as ever.

Updated July 23rd 2014

A few months ago, a poppy field was sewn in the Royal Botanical Garden in Edinburgh to mark the Centenary of the First World War.

Poppy field

Beautiful wooden information board

Lovely flowers

The first of the poppies have bloomed and we’ll be back to take more photos of the field over the coming  weeks. There is more information on the Botanics website.

The first few poppies have appeared

The new poppy field

Marking the centenary of the First World War

How the field looked at the end of May

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