Windflower

Anemone blanda

Windflower - Anemone blanda

Common Name: Windflower
Genus: Anemone
Species: blanda

The Greek translation of the word Anemone refers to how plants in this Genus seem to like growing in windy, exposed places; hence the common name.

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.20 m (20 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.20 m (20 cm)

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

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

This tuberous perennial produces daisy like, deep purplish-blue flowers in spring. Too much shade can cause the flowers to close. Divide congested clumps in early autumn.


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