Anemone hupehensis, A. sylvestris
MADONNA SNOWDROP Anemone Anemome sylvestris
Fragrant 2 in. cup-shaped white flowers cover 1-1.5 ft. tall plants in late spring. Bloom is followed by unusual cottony seeds heads. Will often flower again late summer, early fall.
Attractive spreading plants form lush ground cover in shaded gardens. Salt tolerant: Madonna snowdrop anemone is a staple of coastal landscapers. Winter hardy to zone 4. Grows nicely with: Clementine series columbines and Marvelous Marble coral bells.
|25 seeds - $2.99|
PINK SAUCER Japanese Anemone Anemone hupehensis
The spreading clumps of healthy, attractive dark green foliage produce showy 2½ in. silvery-pink flowers on 36-40 in. branching stems. Flowers from August to October. Easy to grow. Pink Saucer anemone is winter hardy to zone 4.
|30 seeds - $2.99|
How to Plant Anemone Seeds
Sow Anemones: Sow seeds in cell packs or 2 in. pots, press into soil and barely cover. Kept at 60-65° F., germination is usually within 4-5 weeks. If not, put pot inside a zip-lock bag and place in refrigerator for 3 weeks. Remove container and return to 60-65°F. to germinate. Chilling instructions provided as a precaution, chilling is not often required.
Grow Anemones: Part sun, afternoon shade. Pink Saucer anmeone tolerates full sun in mild climates. Madonna snowdrop anemone tolerates light shade in any zone. Regular to ample moisture, will grow in wet soils. Flowers attract butterflies, are excellent for cutting. Plants spread by underground stolons. Thin plants as needed in spring, divide every 2-3 years. Anemones plants are deer resistant and rabbit resistant.