Adonis amurensis Regel & Radde is an Asian species found on open slopes and in scrub. It flowers in early spring and has purple sepals and yellow petals. Photos 1 and 2 by John Lonsdale. Photo 3 by Rimmer de Vries.
Many cultivars have been developed in Japan with incredible colors. The ones pictured below were obtained from Peters Nursery in Germany. Photos by John Lonsdale.
Adonis amurensis 'Chichibubeni'
Adonis amurensis 'Fukujukai'
Adonis amurensis 'Genshu Fukujuso'
Adonis amurensis 'Shiun'
Adonis amurensis 'Titibushinkou'