Anemone

Anemone coronaria 'Mr Fokker'

Anemone - Anemone coronaria  'Mr Fokker'

Common Name: Anemone
Genus: Anemone
Species: coronaria
Cultivar: 'Mr Fokker'

Category: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomatous Plants
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Makes good cut flowers, Has interesting foliage, Good for a rock garden

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.25 m (25 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.20 m (20 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Blue, Purple
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: March & April

Soil Type: Sandy/Light
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained


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

A low growing tuberous perennial which is much-loved for its large black-eyed violet-blue flowers which appear in spring over mounds of finely dissected foliage. The velvet-like petals form large open bowls and gradually open out even further before they fall to create saucer-like plates. They make charming cut flowers and look lovely at the front of a sunny border.

  • Garden care: Plant pre-soaked tubers 5-8cm (2-3in) deep in September or October in light sandy soil in a sunny protected site. Cover with a cloche or dry mulch to protect against extreme winter weather.


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