Seeing red! The farmer who ended up with a surprise field of poppies

Video report by ITV News Anglia's Stuart Leithes.

A field full of poppies is a spectacular sight - and one which could be thought of as a gesture of remembrance.

The farm is next to the A505 near Royston. Credit: ITV News Anglia

But at a farm near Royston in Hertfordshire say they're not too happy with the poppies that have grown in one of their fields - because it's not the crop they planted.

The 60 acre field should be filled with blue linseed, but because the sprays didn't work, poppies grew instead.