The Dirty Gardener Adonis Aestivalis Pheasant's Eyes Wildflowers
Adonis - (Annual Wildflower) "Pheasant's Eye" variety. (Adonis Aestivalis) 5 seeds/pack. Grows to a height of 12-16". The shiny crimson petals are said to replicate the blood of the God, Adonis. It belongs to the ranunculus order with their wispy feathers of foliage. Although it is an annual, it may reseed itself in zones 3-10. Full-part sun. Adonis does well in a meadow setting where the lovely, single flowers will steal the show! - Level of experience needed for these seeds: moderate experience - beginner experience I am a master gardener from Wisconsin (zone 4) and I want to share many of the perennials, annuals, herbs and veggies from my 3rd generation, organic yard with you. Many of my plants are heirloom varieties that have been on the property since 1940 when my grandfather built the house. Many I do not have the true name for, just what has been passed down from gramma, to mom, to me. I owned my own greenhouse for 13 years and I will give you step-by-step planting directions with each purchase for the gardening amateurs. I gear my sales towards the common gardener, small scale, but I do have a couple "bulk" for larger scale enthusiasts. Fast growing, perennial that works well in gardens. Blooms early summer thru fall. Full sun or partial shade. Moist to dry conditions and practically any kind of soil. Can be started indoors in winter to be transplanted outdoors in spring. or can be sown directly into the ground in spring, summer or fall. Instructions included. Combined Shipping Discount. All additional items ship free.
- 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