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Buy Anemone Nemerosa | Wood Anemone | Sarah Raven

Anemone nemerosa (Wood Anemone)

The wild wood anemone, one of the most beautiful flowers of early spring.
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20 rhizomes

40 rhizomes

60 rhizomes

100 rhizomes

1 x 9cm pot (200499-1)

3 x 9cm pots (200499-3)

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Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Ground Cover (Scattered)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
March - April
Height
15cm (6in)
Group/Species
nemerosa
Common name
Wild Wood Anemone
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Shade
Spread
Plant 7-8cm deep,10-15cm apart on their longest side.
Cultivation
Soak in a bucket of water overnight before planting, this will start them growing quicker.

Description

The wild, wood anemone is one of the most beautiful wild flowers of early spring. You'll see wood anemones in any ancient wood, flowering from February until the bluebells open in May.

Plant a few of these in your garden – different colours and varieties – in the shade under the skirts of trees and shrubs, or out at the front of the border in full sun. They'll grow happily anywhere, increasing gradually from year to year.

Please note: This may look like a bit of twiggy compost when it arrives (see image) but these 'twigs' are the rhizomes. Soak overnight in a bucket of water before planting and they will double in size and start growing more quickly than if planted dry.

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Care Tips

Preferably plant on mass in woodland conditions with moist but well-drained, humus-rich soil in partial shade. Drier conditions tolerated when dormant in summer. Plant 7-8cm deep,10-15cm apart on their longest side.