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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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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