I was first disappointed in the color of the poppy fields. It has a lot of purple in it that you don't see in any of the pictures. But after I received it, I went back and looked and it is there, just doesn't show up as prominently. The other thing I did not like was how heavy the cup feels. The thing I LOVED about this cup was the infusion. Easy. Much better than a tea ball.
I am only giving this four stars because although it keeps your tea nice and hot, it is top heavy and easily tips over. I do my dishes by hand and have broken many cups while washing them. I keep buying them when they are on sale because they make a great cup of tea vowing to be more careful.