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Adonis annua 'Scarlet Chalice' (Pheasant's eyes 'Scarlet Chalice')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.3m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Adonis annua 'Scarlet Chalice'

Other names

Pheasant's eyes 'Scarlet Chalice'

Genus

Adonis Adonis

Variety or Cultivar

'Scarlet Chalice' _ 'Scarlet Choice' is an hardy annual with finely cut leaves and deep red cup-shaped flowers with black centres in summer.


Adonis annua 'Scarlet Chalice' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Upright

Flower

Dark-red in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs Slugs

Diseases

Generally disease free

General care

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Adonis annua 'Scarlet Chalice' (Pheasant's eyes 'Scarlet Chalice') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in neutral to alkaline, moist but free-draining soil in a sunny position.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Adonis annua 'Scarlet Chalice'

Other names

Pheasant's eyes 'Scarlet Chalice'

Genus

Adonis Adonis

Variety or Cultivar

'Scarlet Chalice' _ 'Scarlet Choice' is an hardy annual with finely cut leaves and deep red cup-shaped flowers with black centres in summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Upright


Colour

Flower

Dark-red in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs

Diseases

Generally disease free

General care

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Adonis annua 'Scarlet Chalice' (Pheasant's eyes 'Scarlet Chalice') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in neutral to alkaline, moist but free-draining soil in a sunny position.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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