L’Greece is an anemone flower bulb completely original and very decorative.
It adorns borders and rock gardens but also massive and bouquets in spring or summer.
If you have a terrace or balcony, it also pleases tray or planter.
In short, that’you should know:
Name Anemone blanda
Family : Buttercup
Type : Perennial with tuber
Height : 5 to 30 cm
Exposure : Sunny and part shade
Ground : Ordinary, well drained
Flowering : March to May or September / October
L’anemone plant in the spring or the’autumn (Preference for’autumn) and always in well-drained soil or sandy, to’avoid’excess’moisture that would rot the bulbs.
- Bulb, plant about 5 cm deep
- A minimum distance of’approximately 10 cm between each bulb
- By planting several feet in the same place you will give a very aesthetic effect lining
It is very simple and even recommended to multiply your anemones every 2 to 3 years to regenerate the foot and thus restore vigor to the old bulbs.
- Multiplication by division of the clump in the spring or the end of’summer
- See our advice perennial Division
Size, maintenance of anemones:
Although’any size is necessary, you can remove the faded flowers as to stimulate’emergence of new flowers
Once all the faded foliage and especially not before, can be folded to the shorter before’winter and protect the foot’a good mulch of dried leaves.
Namely the anemones:
L’anemone knows several periods of bloom from spring to’Fall, but that of Greece blooms from spring to’summer.
We find among the anemones bloom in spring the’Anemone blanda or anemone Greece,’anemone apennina or the’Coronaria anemone, well known under the name of’Anemone de Caen anemone or florists.
Among the anemones that bloom in summer or’fall, there is the famous Japanese anemone, l’anemone Bupehensis or the’Anemone rivularis which is one of the first to bloom’summer.
They are perfect edge but also in undergrowth or to coat a surface.
Its flowers are usually blue or white but may be red or purple in some species. They appear in the spring, around April-May.
Malignant Council about the’Anemone:
Beware if you have children, because this plant is toxic.