Anemone blanda Growing Guide

How to Grow Winter windflower in your Garden

Winter windflower

Oosterse anemoon (Anemone blanda) photograph by Esther Westerveld.

Quick Anemone blanda Growing and Care Guide

  • Scientific name: Anemone blanda
  • Common Name: Winter windflower
  • Growing Zone (USA): 4 to 8
  • Life Cycle/Type: Perennial

Plant Details

  • Plant Height (Inches): 3 to 6
  • Plant Spread (Inches): 3 to 6
  • Time of Bloom: Early spring, Mid spring
  • Color of Bloom: Blue, Pink, White
  • Leaf Foliage Detail: Green
  • Growth Form: Spreading / horizontal

Ideal Growing Conditions

  • Best Light Conditions: Full sunlight
  • Rate of Growth: Average pace
  • Suitable Soil Types: Neutral, Sandy, Well drained
  • Moisture: Dry to Moist (Medium Moisture is likely gives best results)

Caring Conditions

  • Level of Maintenance: Low
  • Propagation: Seed, sowing them in containers in a cold frame when ripe or separate rhizomes in summer when dormant
  • How to Prune: Not usually required
  • Pests: Susceptible to leaf and bud eelworms and damage fromslugs
  • Diseases: May be infected by powdery mildews

Further Information

  • Can Attact:
  • Tolerant of: Deer, Black Walnut
  • Best used in: Alpine garden, Border, Container, Ground cover, En masse , Rock garden
  • Miscellaneous : Attractive foliage, Non-native to North America, Naturalizing, Some parts are poisonous, Attracts butterflies, Suitable for cut flowers
  • Genus Detail: Anemone
  • Further Reading: Here and Here

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