WHOLESALE Anemones NURSERIES
These small bulbs are popular for mass planting and include Anemone St Brigid and Anemone de Caen. Excellent in full sun in a well prepared soil.
Over 100 different species of anemones are available, however it are the Anemone St Brigid and Anemone de Caen, also known as Poppy anemone, these are mainly A. coronaria cultivars.
With basal foliage, flowers are reminiscent poppies, and grow well in cool to temperate climate. Excellent when mass planted in a woodland situation.
With a large array of flower colours from white through to red, purple and pink many with a contrasting band near the centre.
Anemone Bulb Care and Planting Conditions.
- Anemones are a corm rather than a true bulb.
- Unlike many other bulbs (corms) Anemones are planted pointy end down rather than up.
- Plants will reach around 25cm in height.
- Best time to plant is in autumn. You can plant sequentially every 2 weeks.
- Planting Depth – Plant individual corms at around 5 cm deep.
- Planting Spacing – For general garden planting, try spacing bulbs at 15 cm apart. For mass planting in containers try planting at 5 cm apart and repot each year.
- Soil Requirements – Humus rich well drained, or a high quality potting mix for containers.
- Position – Light shade to full sun with some protection from very hot afternoon sun in warmer climates.
- Flowering period – Spring
- Watering requirements – You will need to water if the winter is dry or the spring is dry.
- Fertiliser – Use a general purpose slow release fertiliser in early spring.
- You will need to dig and divide bulbs every 3 – 4 years to maximise flowering.
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