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Adonis vernalis

Spring adonis

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Features

  • BloomsApril to May
  • Height0.25m to 0.45m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.5m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourYellow shades
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Adonis vernalis (Spring adonis). This is a small clump forming plant with bright yellow, buttercup-like flowers that are about 8cms wide and appear in early spring. Foliage is narrowly dissected and mid green.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Fragrant

Origin

Finland to Italy, E. Europe to Iran

Interest and use

Walls, rock garden Spring interest. Whole plant is poisonous if eaten.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

The whole plant is poisonous.

Propagation

Propagation is by seed when fresh in late summer or by division after flowering.

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