SEEDS FOR JŪRMALA

Poppies

Poppies

Papaver rhoeas

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.

Quick Facts:

Plant types
Herbaceous perennial

Plant height:
70 cm

Growing conditions
Average, dry to medium, well-drained soil

Location
Outdoor

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

SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGE
We invite you to join us in planting the seed of hope: deepen your relationship with nature, protect and wonder at our vast Earth.

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