Pheasant's Eye Flower Seeds (Adonis Aestivalis) 50+Seeds
Summer Pheasant's Eye (Adonis Aestivalis) - Start Pheasant's Eye seeds and grow this annual to naturalize a landscape and add some bold color for interest and appeal. The Pheasant's Eye plant, also called Summer Pheasant's Eye, has finely cut leaves from 1 - 2 inches long. It is a mid-summer bloomer with small cup-shaped, dark centered red flowers that are 1/2 - 1 inch wide. It grows easily from Pheasant's Eye flower seeds, and it prefers fertile well-drained soil in full sun. Adonis Aestivalis Pheasant's Eye is useful for use in wild gardens, on slopes and mixed borders. It can grow in a light woodland area.
This red flowering plant is used for medicinal and ornamental purposes. The plant is a cardiotonic, diuretic and stimulant. The Pheasant's Eye flower is considered to be a diuretic, laxative and lithontripic. It is native to Europe but has been introduced elsewhere, such as the western and eastern parts of the United States. Caution must be used with this plant as it is toxic. Do NOT allow horses to eat the plant.
USDA Zones: 3 - 10
Height: 12 - 16 inches
Bloom Season: Mid summer
Bloom Color: Red
Environment: Full sun to partial shade
Soil Type: Well-drained, fertile, pH 6.6 - 7.8
Foliage Color: Light green