PlantsAdonis→Pheasant's Eye (Adonis aestivalis)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 30-50 cm
Plant Spread: 15-20 cm
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Provide darkness
Depth to plant seed: 0.5 cm
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Other info: germination is erratic
Pollinators: Beetles
Flies
Bees

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Location: North CarolinaDate: April 2nd, 2020
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Location: my garden, Gent, BelgiumDate: 30th June 2011
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Location: Adonis aestivalis L., Arad Valley, Israel, March 26, 2012.Credit: Gideon Pisanty (Gidip)
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Location: my garden, Gent, BelgiumDate: 30th June 2011
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Location: my garden, Gent, BelgiumDate: 2011-06-16
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Location: my garden, Gent, BelgiumDate: 2011-03-25
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Comments:
Posted by vic (North Carolina) on Dec 10, 2013 8:03 AM

Plants should be fertilized immediately after flowering. In zones 3-5, apply a heavy layer of mulch. When propagated by division, they will produce more blooms than the ones grown from seed.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Are these plants potentially invasive in zone 7, east Tennessee? by Shortia Jun 9, 2021 2:50 PM 15
can you help us i.d. this flower? by jathton May 21, 2021 5:19 PM 2
Hardy annuals that bloom in spring and summer in Maryland zone 7b by idreos Apr 5, 2021 5:49 PM 10

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