Anemone De Caen Mixed Colors - 8+ cm - 250 Bulbs
Anemone De Caen, also known as Wind Flowers or Poppy Anemones, will give you lots of color in Spring, and for a long time. These are perfect for rock gardens, mass plantings and naturalizing. Plant them anywhere you need some early Spring color. They are great for cut flowers, too! They can be cut as soon as petals have started to separate, before they are fully open.
Name(s): Anemone coronaria 'De Caen', Wind Flower, Poppy Anemone.
Flower Color: Mixed red, white, blue, pink, purple.
Bloom Time: Late winter to early spring.
Height/Spread: 12 inches x 5 inches.
Climate Zones: 7, 8, 9, 10.
Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade.
Soil Condition: Organic, moist, pH 5.6 to 6.0.
Planting Depth/Spacing: 5 inches x 3 inches.
Features: Colorful flowers.
Uses: Rock gardens, mass plantings, mixed borders, cutting gardens, container gardens.
Comments: Anemone coronaria prefers full sun in USDA climate zones 7 - 8 with mulch, as they are liable to be injured by temperatures lower than 28F. They do well in full sun to light shade in zones 9 - 10 without mulch. Average garden soil is fine. Somewhat drought tolerant, but require moist soil in spring and fall.
Soak bulbs overnight before planting.
Anemone coronaria are heirloom bulbs and have been popular with gardeners since 1870.
Good companion plants include the following: Alyssum, Arabis, Aster, Crocosmia, Dryopteris, Coreopsis, Digitalis, Hemerocallis, Hosta, Iris, Kniphofia, Sedum, Stokesia, Zantedeschia.
Shipping begins in September.