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Anemone x hybrida | Also known as: Anemone, Anemone x elegans, Anemone japonica | Rating: 0 votes | Print / Pdf

If you’re seeking a magnificent ornamental plant for your outdoor space, anemone x hybrida or Japanese anemone undisputedly excels in impressing viewers. Held high above lobed foliage on slender stems, the flowers of Japanese anemone are quite stunning and come in delicate shades of white and pink. Suited to a fertile, well-drained soil that is kept moist, Japanese anemone will grow in full sun but prefers partial shade. This spectacular plant lends itself to diverse garden designs, from woodland and cottage gardens to courtyard gardens and is a wonderful way to lighten up tired-looking borders and beds.

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Known dangers?
  • yes
Dangers: comments
  • The sap of this plant may irritate your skin.
Height [m]
  • 1.2 - 1.5
Spread [m]
  • 10
Dominant flower colour
  • Pink
Flower Fragrance
  • No, neutral please
Flowering seasons
  • Mid summer
  • Late summer
  • Early autumn
Foliage in spring
  • Green
Foliage in summer
  • Green
Propagation methods
  • seed
  • root cuttings
Growth habit
  • Erect
  • Tufted
Environment
Acidity
  • Acidic
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline
Hardiness zone
  • Z4-8
Heat zone
  • H8-5
Winter temperatures [°C]
  • -34 - -7
Heat days
  • 30 - 120
Moisture
  • well-drained but frequently watered
Soil type
  • sandy
  • Clay
  • chalky
  • loams
Sun requirements
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Exposure
  • Exposed
  • Sheltered
Usage
Standard category
  • Flowers & bulbs
  • Wild flowers
Grown for
  • Attractive Flowers
Creative category
  • For Beginners
  • Colours
Garden type
  • Cottage garden
  • Meadows
Garden spaces
  • Borders
Gardening expertise
  • beginner
Time to reach full size
  • 2 to 5 years
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