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How to Grow Anemone Coronaria Plants in your Garden

Gardener's HQ Guide to Growing Garden Anemone

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Anemone coronaria photograph by chipmunk_1.


Anemone coronaria Growing and Care Guide

  • Scientific Name: Anemone coronaria
  • Common Name: Garden anemone
  • Growing Zone: USA: 8 to 11
  • Life Cycle / Plant Type: Perennial

Plant Details

  • Plant Height (Inches): 12 to 18
  • Plant Spread (Inches): 3 to 6
  • Time of Bloom: Spring
  • Flower Details: Blue, Pink, Purple, Red, White
  • Leaf Foliage: Green
  • Fruit:
  • Growth Form: Upright / erect

Ideal Growing Conditions

  • Best Light Conditions: Partially shady to full sunlight
  • Rate of Growth: Grows slowly
  • Suitable Soil Types: Loamy, Neutral, Well drained
  • Soil Moisture: Moist

Caring Conditions

  • Care:
  • Level of Maintenance: Low
  • Propagation: Seed, sowing them in containers in a cold frame when ripe or separate tubers 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 Attract:
  • Tolerant of: Deer, Black Walnut
  • Best Garden Use: Border, Container, En masse , Rock garden, Seashore, Specimen
  • Family:
  • Closely Related Species:
  • Miscellaneous: Attractive foliage, Non-native to North America, Some parts are poisonous, Attracts butterflies, Suitable for cut flowers, Suitable for dried flowers, Attractive flowers / blooms
  • Genus Detail: Anemone
  • Further Reading and References: Here and Here



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