Windflower

Anemone pavonina | Also known as: Anemone | Rating: 3 votes | Print / Pdf

Adding Anemone pavonina or peacock windflower to your garden design will result in an outdoor space so pretty you’ll feel like strutting – and with the showstopping flowers produced by this plant, nobody would blame you. Available in a variety of eye-catching colours such as red, purple and pink, these flowers are a magnificent adornment to any location in which they bloom. Peacock windflower does best in a sunny spot in fertile and moist soil that offers good drainage. Plant it in a container for a dazzling patio decoration or grow it within a border to create a breathtaking feature that is a real feather in your cap.

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Plant
Known dangers?
  • yes
Dangers: comments
  • The sap of this plant may irritate your skin.
Height [m]
  • 0.25
Spread [m]
  • 0.15
Dominant flower colour
  • Pink
Flower Fragrance
  • No, neutral please
Flowering seasons
  • Early spring
Foliage in spring
  • Green
Foliage in Autumn
  • Green
Propagation methods
  • seed
Environment
Acidity
  • Acidic
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline
Hardiness zone
  • Z8-10
Heat zone
  • H10-8
Winter temperatures [°C]
  • -12 - 4
Heat days
  • 90 - 180
Moisture
  • well-drained
Soil type
  • sandy
Sun requirements
  • Full sun
Exposure
  • Exposed
  • Sheltered
Usage
Standard category
  • Flowers & bulbs
  • Wild flowers
Grown for
  • Attractive Flowers
Creative category
  • For Beginners
  • Colours
Garden type
  • Woodland
  • Cottage garden
  • Rock garden
  • Meadows
Garden spaces
  • Underplanting
Gardening expertise
  • beginner
Time to reach full size
  • 2 to 5 years