Anemones, also known as windflowers, are world-famous wildflowers native to Greece. Deer resistant. (Anemone blanda) The Anemone blanda Mix produces daisy-shaped flowers in jewel-tone colors that bloom atop ferny foliage.
Floating 10-12" above the ground on fern-like foliage, anemones are deer-resistant and make their homes in shade and part shade areas. If you've never grown them, give them a try. Your success will depend on where you plant.
Full Sun: Yes
Additional Information: Perennial in zones 7-10. Annual in zones 3-6.
Planting Time: Spring / Summer
Foliage Color: Green
Mature Plant Size: 10-12" tall
Days to Bloom: Blooms in 84-98 days. (12-14 weeks)
Blooms are saucer-shaped (poppy-like) with rounded petals (botanically they are sepals). The flowers range in colour from white through shades of pink to redddish-purple and may be single, semi-double or double.
Several are dainty species with exquisite blooms, choice plants for the discerning gardener. In part 2, I will discuss some of the fibrous-rooted anemone. The last installment in this series will be the fall-flowering anemone from China and Japan...coming...
The richest blue colour is found on ‘Royal Blue' but its flowers are a little smaller than the previous selections.Shown above is 'Allenii' (top left), 'Robinsoniana' (top right), 'Royal Blue' (bottom left) and 'Blue Eyes' (bottom right)' have very...
A clump forming perennial, Red Riding Hood prefers well-draining dry to average moist soils and a sunny location whether in the garden or containers. A light shearing to remove spent flowers will bring in a new wave of flowers for the fall season.
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic
Native To / Origin: US native hybrid - Lubbe, 2007
Newly emerging leaves are a deep red with the same flecking. This beautiful low maintenance Begonia grows to 3-4' and when it is happy it produces clusters of bright red flowers. An excellent choice for a medium sized container on a shaded patio or porch.
Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
Indoor Light: High
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11
Outdoor Light: Full shade, Filtered shade, Cool AM sunlight at most
Woodlander's Hardy has an upright to semi-weeping habit and generally reaches 4-5' high and wide. These are heat loving and sun loving plants suitable for large containers, as specimen plants, or even as an informal hedge.
Grows To: 3-5'H x 3-5'W
Salt Tolerance: Aerosol-High, Moderate soil salt tolerance.
They bloom for months, from July through fall, but the interest doesn't stop there, as the cottony white seed heads add texture to the fall and winter garden. Gorgeous in a vase, fresh or dried, and bees and hummingbirds are attracted by their sweet,...
This Burpee-bred selection wowed us with its prolific flowers on strong easy growing plants that need no staking. Preferring partial shade and well-drained soil, this long-lived perennial is an excellent choice for natural woodland gardens, or as a companion...
Replenish the mulch after the first freeze in autumn to protect the plant during the winter.Wood anemone requires no fertilizer when it is planted in rich, organic soil. Water regularly; the plant prefers soil that is lightly moist but never soggy or...
An excellent border plant that also works well as an understory addition to a woodland garden. Welcome spring with a carpet of pink cheer! Low-growing windflowers provide a blanket of rosy pink color in early spring.
Use as a specimen, in a container, as a border, along walkways, or by the water's edge. * Drought Tolerant * Blooms August to February * 4 season interest * Easy to grow The reddish flowers are showy but not quite as fluffy as most.
It's even somewhat cold hardy and requires minimal or no care. Plant one near a small pond for an elegant accent. Silvery Grass with Decorative Plumes Dwarf Maiden Grass is a perennial, ornamental grass with exceptional features for your landscape.
Shade-Loving Evergreen with Winter Flowers Soft Caress Mahonia is a fall-flowering, evergreen shrub. Your Soft Caress Mahonia, Mahonia eurybracteata 'Soft Caress', provides winter interest, but does so in those shady spots of your yard that can be difficult...
This grass is one of the few flowering grasses that is happy in the shade. It is best to plant and divide 'Korean Feather Reed' in early spring or early fall. It is a warm season ornamental grass which features a mound of narrow, stiff, green leaves.
By growing Grecian windflowers, you can add a pretty new perennial to your garden. The foliage is medium green and reminiscent of fern fronds.With good Grecian windflower care, you can expect to get a proliferation of pretty blooms starting in early spring...
Mature height is 2 to 3 feet. Meadow anemone blooms profusely in spring and early summer. Other varieties of anemone come in shades of rust and pink. Mature height is 10 to 12 inches.– Poppy-flowered anemone produces small, single or double flowers...
Tall erect stems and deeply cut leaves topped with creamy white flowers describe tall thimbleweed. Read on for some tips on how to grow thimbleweed and enjoy the flowers in your garden.You may find tall thimbleweed growing wild in the central to eastern...
A layer of bark chips or other mulch keeps the roots cool and moist.and weevils and treat accordingly. Also known as Japanese thimbleweed, Japanese anemone () is a tall, stately perennial that produces glossy foliage and big, saucer-shaped flowers in...
Fall-flowering types, however, usually have fibrous or tuberous roots.You can grow anemones just about anywhere. However, caution should be taken with respect to their location, as their spreading growth habit can become rather invasive.
Whether it will ever be any more than that remains to be seen. So I was delighted to come across the more unusual false anemone (Anemonopsis macrophylla), which can brighten those shadowy places from midsummer to early autumn instead.
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They can be divided into three main groups; the tuberous rooted, fibrous rooted and fall-flowering. They need to bake in late summer to keep them happy.Stay tuned for part 2, the fibrous-rooted Anemone, which encompass quite a number of species, native...