Wood anemone

Anemone blanda 'White Splendour'

Wood anemone - Anemone blanda  'White Splendour'

Common Name: Wood anemone
Genus: Anemone
Species: blanda
Cultivar: 'White Splendour'

Category: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomatous Plants
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Has interesting foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.15 m (15 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.15 m (15 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: March & April

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

  • Other features: contact with the sap may cause skin irritation

In spring large white daisy-like flowers (to 4cm across) emerge above the attractively lobed dark green foliage. Each petal has a pink flushed reverse and they all sit around a boss of yellow stamens. Ideal for underplanting shrubs or trees.

  • Garden care: Plant in naturalistic drifts, 5-8cm (2-3in) deep in September or October in well-drained humus-rich soil.

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