Garden flowers

Japanese anemone: light and elegant


The Japanese anemone is a remarkable fall-flowering perennial.

In summary, what you need to know:

Last name : Anemone hupehensis var Japonica
Family : Ranunculaceae
Type : Tuberous perennial

Height
: 5 to 30 cm
Exposure : Sunny and partial shade
Ground : Ordinary, well drained

Flowering : August to October

The maintenance, from planting to flowering of the anemone is easy and the decorative effect guaranteed.

Japanese anemone plantation

Planting Japanese anemone requires a light, well-drained soil, sun but not a too hot situation which tends to burn the foliage.

  • In tuber, plant in autumn 10 cm deep.
    Planting possible in the spring provided you water more regularly at the beginning.
  • Respect a approximately 7/8 cm depth and a spacing of 60/80 cm between each tuber.
  • Multiplication by division of the tuft in early spring or just before winter.
    Find our advice perennial division.

Caring for Japanese anemones

Wilted flowers should be removed over time to stimulate the appearance of new flowers.

  • Before winter

Japanese anemone dreads powdery mildew, this white felting that invades the foliage

  • If this is the case, find our means of fight against powdery mildew

Good to know about the Japanese anemone

The Japanese anemone is one of the prettiest flowers to bloom in the fall. Light and graceful, it lets itself be caressed by the first breaths of autumn and adorns our gardens and terraces from late summer until the first frosts.

They are perfect at the bottom of perennials for larger species or in border and rockery for smaller ones.

Sometimes invasive thanks to its ability to sow itself, it is nevertheless quite easy to limit its development.

  • Their late blooming is magnificent while its flowers are usually pink, red or white.
  • The finely cut foliage gives the bouquet of flowers a beautiful note of dark green

Smart tip about Japanese anemones

Take care if you have children, as this plant is poisonous.

Video: How to grow Japanese Anemone (October 2020).