Poppy wreaths for Remembrance day around the Cenotaph in London - Stock image
London - England, Memorial, Monument, Whitehall - London, Armistice Day
London, England - May 10, 2010: Wreaths of artificial poppies around the base of the Cenotaph in Whitehall. Poppies are the emblem of Remembrance Day held on the closest Sunday to 11 November which is Armistice Day. Poppies bloomed across some of the worst battlefields of Flanders in World War one. The red colour is the symbol of blood.