One experiment later... and here it is.
There's absolutely no other colour to the poppy than dark brown sprinkled very lightly over the rough area where I knew I was going to position the petals. I very lightly misted around where I thought the background needed to be but slightly heavier in the middle where the petals would go. Pressed the clean dry stamp onto the misted ink and held it in place for a couple of seconds. Being an occasionally