Anemone x hybrida 'Serenade'

Anemone x hybrida 'Serenade'


Japanese anemone

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moist, humus-rich soil
  • Flowering period: August to October
  • Height: 0,7-1,2m
  • Foliage: deciduous
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

Japanese anemones are valuable plants for late summer and autumn. Its blooms bring wonderful, soft colours to the garden. They are easy, dependable and don’t need staking.


Anemone x hybrida ‘Queen Charlotte’

There are many good varieties. Anemone x hybrida ‘Queen Charlotte’, also known as Königin Charlotte’, produces masses of pale-pink, semi-double flowers on tall stems above dark, green leaves. Grows to 1-1,5m.

Anemone hupehensis ‘Prinz Heinrich’

Smaller at 0,7- o,8m, Anemone hupehensis ‘Prinz Heinrich’ bears pinkish-purple, semi-double flowers with divided green leaves.

Anemone x hybrida ‘Honorine  Jobert’

For white-flowering choose Anemone x hybrida ‘Honorine  Jobert’. This hugely popular Japanese anemone has white single flowers with a conspicuous golden-yellow centre. It grows to 1m tall.

Great choice for lightening up a partially, shady corner of the garden.

Anemone ‘Wild Swan’

‘Wild Swan’ has beautiful white flowers with a blue reverse.

Anemone hupehensis Prinz Heinrich, Anemone Wild Swan
Anemone hup. ‘Prinz Heinrich’              Anemone ‘Wild Swan’


Pruning Japanese anemone (Anemone x hybrida / Anemone hupehensis). Cut back the faded flower stems in late autumn. Remove old, dead leaves in early spring.

Plant combination

Japanese anemones will look great with a range partners such as  Agastache, Aconitum , Stonecrop, Ornamental grasses and Geraniums.

Especially blue-flowering Geranium ‘Rozanne’ contrasts beautifully with Anemone x hybrida ‘Honorine Jobert’.

Agastache ‘Blue Fortune’