¼ to ½ in
Part Shade/Full Sun
(Papaver rhoeas) This Flanders poppy grew in Europe in World War II, and the name "American Legion" honors the soldiers who died. Bright red blooms cover plants; grows and blooms very easily. Annual.
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Sow in place in spring, or start plants indoors and grow for several weeks, setting out after last frost, transplanting carefully. Plants require full sun, rich soil and moderate soil moisture. Space plants about one foot apart. Picking spent blooms prolongs bloom season.
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