Anemone x hybrida

Scientific name: Anemone hybrida

Synonym: Anemone japonica , Anemone × elegans


Common names: “Japanese anemone”

Plant Type: Deciduous perennial


Zone: 4-8

Light: Full sun – part shade

Exposure: Sheltered, prefer a cool root run

Soil: Moderately fertile

Moisture: Prefers even moisture, must be well drained


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Plant Size: H 2-5′ W 2-4′

Leaf and Stem shape:  Mid-green leaves with three oval leafletsImage result for anemone x hybrida

Flower: Long season in flower and long lasting semi-double, pale pink – white flowers

Maintenance: Leaves blacken in fall, cut back and apply compost mulch in the fall, prefers to be transplanted in the spring

Landscape use: Cottage garden, informal planting, not recommended for tidy beds, containers, cut flowers

Propagate: By division and root cuttings

Pests & Disease: Can get powdery mildew

*Deer and Rabbit resistant

Comments: Can be an aggressive spreader, difficult to remove

Cultivars: ~AGM winner: A. h. ‘Königin Charlotte’

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