ADONIS (Organic) - Adonis aestivalis
ADONIS (Organic) - Adonis aestivalis
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Organic Adonis Seed
Adonis aestivalis

 
Plant Type: Annual
Height at Maturity: 18”
Growing Conditions: Full Sun or Part Shade
 
Description and Uses: It's easily seen why the nickname for this herb is pheasant’s eye with its bright crimson flowers with black centers. Greek legend has it that Adonis was killed by a wild boar and from where his blood fell, this flower sprang. It has similar medicinal properties to digitalis.
 
Seed Germinating Tips: Plant outdoors in spring after danger of frost, or indoors 6 weeks before last frost. Cover seed 1/8” with fine soil, pressing firmly. Keep moist.