Adonis Aestivalis Pheasant's Eye Flowers - 10 Seeds

The Dirty Gardener

$ 1.51 


Name: Adonis. Other common names: summer pheasants eye. Scientific name: Adonis Aestivalis. Color: red with a black ring. Plant seeds: outdoors after frost or indoors weeks before last frost. Bloom time: mid-summer. Hardiness zone: annual. Plant height: 12 to 18 inches. Plant spacing: 6 to 12 inches. Light requirements: sun. Soil & water preferences: average. Quantity: 10 seeds. Other: Adonis is a European native with ornamental and medicinal uses. With its lovely 1 inch flowers and fine ferny foliage, Adonis make a wonderful rock garden or border plant. finely cut leaves from 1-2 inches long. It is a mid -summer bloomer with small cup-shaped dark centered red flower that are 1/2 to 1 inch wide. Pheasant eye adonis flowers are easy perennials to grow from seed. Likes full sun or partial shade. Will bloom the first year. Comes back fuller and stronger every following year. Instructions included. Note: all parts of plant are poisonous if ingested. Annual zones 3-10. 12-16" tall, space 9-12" apart.

  • Every garden needs a splash of red - and crimson pheasant's eyes work well
  • This annual often reseeds itself from year to year
  • Easy to establish and come back year after year
  • Grows up to 16 inches tall and thrives in full to partial sun
  • Good to grow in any type of soil in zones 3-10

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