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Adonis aestivalis

Adonis aestivalis
summer pheasant's-eye

Common name summer pheasant's-eye
Family ranunculaceae
Life cycle annual
Flowers red (summer)
Size 16"
Light sun
From seed germinate at room temperature or slightly warmer
detailed seed-starting info below

Cheerful rich red flowers over frilly anemone-like foliage. Don't eat it - it apparently kills horses.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '08 trade. Baggy 70F (8d) - 75F (26%G, 1-5d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 75F (17d; 24%G, 11-17d) - 70F (13+%G, 2-4d)

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