AMERICAN LEGION POPPY Papaver rhoeas
This is the poppy mentioned in the famous poem "In Flander's Fields". These magnificent red poppies grew wild in Europe during World War I, and honor the soldiers who died.
Type: Annual, blooms easily with abundance
Location: Full sun
Bloom time: Late spring and throughout summer.
Seeds per pack: 100
Note: Ingestion of these seeds or this plant can cause illness.
Germination: After the last chance for frost, plant these seed directly in the place where they are to grow. Lightly rake into the soil (not deeply) and keep moist until germination. Grow in a sunny location.