Anemone blanda 'Blue Shades'

Use Anemone blanda 'Blue Shades' to create a blue carpet in your borders through sun or shade, and I love to pick them. More
20 corms 260515-20 £3.95

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Or buy this as part of our Bulbs for Naturalising in Shade Collection.

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Use Anemone blanda 'Blue Shades' to create a blue carpet in your borders through sun or shade, and I love to pick them.

Sear their stem ends in boiling water for 15 seconds to make them last.

Genus Anemone blanda
Variety Blue Shades
Type Hardy Perennial Corm
Common Name Windflower
Border Position Front
Bulb Size 5/+

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Soil Type Chalky, Sandy, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Part Shade
Moisture Well-drained
Height 10-15cm (6in)
Spacing Plant 7-8cm deep,10-15cm apart.
Care Tips Soak the tubers in a bucket of water overnight before planting, this will start them growing quicker. They will naturalize in grass or in a wooded area. Add grit on heavy soils.
Flowering February - April
Vase Life Last well for up to 2 weeks in water.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice
Planting anemones for spring

Join the dots in your spring garden with wood anemones and anemone blanda.  Follow these easy steps for a beautiful display

Delivery

Bulb Delivery - When in stock, outdoor bulbs are normally despatched within 2-3 working days. During the busy months of February and September/October, it can take up to two weeks for delivery, due to the number of orders being processed. Please note, we despatch all of our orders in the order they were placed.

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Anemone Blanda 'blue shades'

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Reviewed 18th November 2014 by Barbara Jones

These little chaps were planted among a lot of penstemon and held their own admirably last spring. I am hoping for even more flowers next year now that they have had time to 'settle in'.