Where and How to Grow Wood Anemone Anemone Nemerosa
We will tell you where and how to grow wood anemone rhizomes.
When you come across Wood Anemone in the wild they can form an effect like a large carpet. They have delicate, nodding flowers which are sometimes pink rather than white. Even when the flowers have finished flowering the foliage is still attractive.
In the wild Wood Anemones generally grow in deciduous woods and open sites where there is low fertility. They will often be seen growing alongside hedges and on banks quite often with primroses.
They are commonly known as windflowers an apt name as they often grow on many windswept hills and they also flower at the windy times of the year.
Where and how to grow wood anemone
Wood anemones, anemone nemorosa in May on a sunny day
Flowering Season March to April
Height of 15 centimetres
Cultivation These are perennial plants that grow from underground rhizomes. They do best on well drained sites where there is no other plant competition.
Plant them about 20 centimetres apart and they should spread rapidly. Best planted in late autumn to September/October. Wood Anemone should be soaked in water for a couple for hours before planting.
They should be then planted horizontally at about 1 to 2 inches depth and covered in soil or leaf mould
Wood anemone are rhizomes and they will look like wooden Twigs when they arrive. Plant them horizontally.
Wood Anemone Bulbs