Why we chose it for Jūrmala
The common poppy (Papaver rhoeas) is an annual herbaceous species of flowering plant that thrives in areas of disturbed soil.
It generally flowers in late spring but if the weather is warm enough other flowers frequently appear at the beginning of autumn. It grows up to about 70 centimetres in height.
Average, dry to medium, well-drained soil
Season to flower
May to August
How to plant
The seed card is made from recycled paper and contains flower seeds in its structure. Plant them in a sunny spot outside, water them, and wait until they sprout.
1. Tear up the card into small pieces and bury them right under the surface of the soil.
2. Water generously. Do not allow the soil to dry out before the seedlings appear.
3. Do not forget to water your flowers periodically if it hasn’t rained for a while