- 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 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.
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’