Anemone coronaria

Anemone

R120.00

Anemones, also known as windflower, belong to a large family of flowers which includes the ranunculus. There are many anemone varieties, but only a few varieties that have been specifically bred for the cut flower industry. These plants produce larger, taller and more flowers than other varieties. The Italians have long been breeding the most gorgeous cut flower anemones and we are very excited to be sharing them with you. They have an excellent vase life and will provide your home with blooms for weeks on end.

 

10 corms per packet.

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Flower type:Focal
Life cycle:Annual
Climate:Prefers cool to moderate temperatures and can withstand light frost.
Sowing guide:Direct plant corms April to May.
Germination guide:10-14 days @ 12-18 C. Plant 2.5 cm deep and cover with soil.
Position:Full Sun
Spacing:20
Pinch:Do not pinch
Flowering time:July to September
Final height:30-50 cm

Growing Tips:

Keep the soil moist but not overly wet. Keep the plant foliage dry. Fertilise weekly with a balanced or slow-release fertiliser.


Harvesting Tips:

Cut early in the morning when they are still closed. Expected vase life is 8-10 days.

Whether you are growing flowers or vegetables or both, growing your own plants from seed, is one of the most rewarding things for any gardener and you don’t even need a green thumb to do it. With our guidance, it couldn’t be easier!