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Adonis

Adonis spp.

Adonis vernalis 21 by Kor!An (Андрей Корзун) (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Adonis Overview

Genus of over 30 hardy perennial species. They are commonly grown for their pretty flowers and foliage and originate from Europe and Asia. Flowers are typically red, yellow or orange, bearing between 5-30 petals. This genus is widely cultivated for garden use and has been introduced to North America.

How to propagate Adonis

Seed

Propagation is by seed when fresh in late summer.

Division

Division after flowering.

Special features of Adonis

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Adonis

Grown for their foliage and flowers.