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Anemone nemorosa

Anemone nemorosa
 

Popular name: Wood anemone

 

Flower colour: white

Flowering period: March-April

Average plant height: 15 cm

Planting depth to base of bulb: a little over 3 cm

Spacing between bulbs: 10 cm

Type of bulb: corm

Light requirements: shade

Landscape uses: for naturalising and under shrubs and trees

A graceful little plant for shady spots where the soil is not too dry. Because the rhizomes can easily dry out, plant them as soon as you acquire them. One cultivar, A. nemorosa 'Robinsoniana', has light blue flowers; A. ranunculoides has yellow flowers.