Adonis annua

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 Adonis annua subsp. var.  Pheasant's eye
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Habit: herbaceous
Height: to
Width: to
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Lifespan: annual
Bloom: early summer, mid summer, late summer
Exposure: sun
Features: flowers
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USDA Zones: 3 to 9
Sunset Zones:
Flower features: red, pink
Ranunculaceae > Adonis annua var. , L.

Adonis annua (syn. Adonis autumnalis L., Adonis phoenicea Bercht. & J.Presl., Peasant's-eye, Adonis' Flower, Autumn Adonis, Autumn Pheasant's-eye, Blooddrops, Flos Adonis, Red Chamomile, Red Morocco, Rose-a-ruby, Soldiers-in-green) is a medicinal and ornamental plant and is a plant of the Ranunculaceae family, native to North Africa, West Asia and Europe. It grows to an height of 10 inches. The flowers are often scarlet in colour with darker spots at the base. The name Bird's Eye is also associated with the bird's-eye primrose. Pheasant's eye is also an alternative name for poet's narcissus.

Adonis annua is one of 101 species deemed as a high priority for conservation in the UK by the wild flower and plant charity Plantlife. [1]



Pests and diseases




  1. Plantlife website

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