The florists' anemone is a very original and very decorative bulb flower.
In summary, what you need to know:
Last name : Anemone coronaria
Family : Ranunculaceae
Type : Tuberous perennial
Height : 5 to 30 cm
Exposure : Sunny and partial shade
Ground : Ordinary, well drained
Flowering : March to May or September / October
It adorns borders and rockeries but also flower beds and bouquets in spring or summer.
If you have a terrace or a balcony, it will also work as a container or planter.
Planting florists' anemone
Florists' anemone is a tuberous plant that is planted in spring or fall (preferably in the fall) and always in a well-drained soil, even sandy, to avoid the excess humidity that would rot the bulbs.
- Start by soaking the tubers for 1 to 2 hours in water to make them congel
- Bulb, plant the legs flat about 5 cm deep
- The side with the "eyes" must look skyward
- Respect a spacing of about 20 cm between each tuber
- By planting several feet in the same place you will give a very aesthetic upholstery effect
Multiplication of florists' anemones:
It is very simple and even recommended to multiply your florists' anemones every 2 to 3 years in order to regenerate the foot and thus restore vigor to the old bulbs.
- Multiplication by division of the tuft in spring or fall (preferably in the fall)
- Find our advice perennial division
Caring for Caen anemones
Although no pruning is necessary, you can remove faded flowers as you go to stimulate the emergence of new flowers.
Once all the foliage has faded and especially not before, we can cut back as short as possible before winter and protect the base with a good mulch of dried leaves.
You can leave the anemone legs in the ground during the winter or bring them in a dry and ventilated place where it does not freeze.
To know about the Caen anemone
The anemone has several flowering periods, from spring to fall, but the florist's blooms from spring to summer.
Ideal in perennial beds or on borders, florists' anemone is also an ideal bouquet flower.
Among the anemones to bloom in spring we find theanemone blanda or Greek anemone, theApennina anemone or the Coronaria anemone, well known asCaen anemone or florists' anemone.
Among the anemones that bloom in summer or fall, we find the famous japanese anemone, theanemone Bupehensis or theanemone rivularis which is one of the first to bloom in summer.
They are perfect for borders, but also for undergrowth or for lining a surface.
Its flowers are usually blue or white but can be red or purple in some species. They appear in spring, around April-May.
Advice about anemone
Take care if you have children, because this plant is poisonous and should not be ingested