Anemone × hybrida 'Honorine Jobert'

Japanese anemone

2 litre pot
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The classic, crisp, clean-cut single white Japanese anemone, best grown rambling close to houses or walls, where the purity of its pristine yellow stamens can be admired at close quarters

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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moist, fertile, humus-rich soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: August to October
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A fabulous plant for brightening up the garden in late summer, this anemone grows in sun or shade and has masses of elegant, cup-shaped, white flowers on tall, wiry stems from August to October. The leaves are vine-like, dark green, and semi-evergreen. These single flowered Japanese anemones are one of the plants traditionally associated with Japanese gardens, where they're grown against dark rocks or in the shade of trees. Best in partial shade, they are perfect for lighting up a dark corner of the garden, or at the back of a herbaceous border.

  • Garden care: Cut back the stalks after the flowers have faded, and tidy up old dead leaves in March. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant in spring. Avoid moving the plant since it resents disturbance. Where necessary, lift and divide congested clumps in early spring.


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5.0

Gorgeous

By Oups

from North London

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  • Attractive
  • Healthy

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    Comments about Crocus Anemonexhybrida'Honorine Jobert':

    One of the first plants that I bought for a difficult and mostly shady boarder so was very unsure how it would perform... I planted it last spring and we have been rewarded end of August, September and now early October with some beautiful, delicate yet sculptural flowers.please note that I needed to construct a little support frame to help the plant when the flowers came to bloom to support there own weight. This plants is really happy & healthy as well as lightening up this dull shady corner. It complements very nicely the white hydrangea "Clarissa" next to it (as there blooms seem to follow each other) and it creat a beautiful focal point.

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      Plants for outside my front door

      Hi Crocus I live in a flat and have pots outside my external front door. What plants can I grow in pots, in semi shade that will attract the bees? Thank you for your help. Kind regards Guy
      Asked on 7/29/2009 by Guy Smith

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        Hello Guy, The following plants would be suitable for your pots. Forget-me-not (Myosotis species) Bellflowers (Campanula species) Cranesbill (Geranium species) Dahlia - single-flowered species and cultivars Hellebores (Helleborus species) Japanese anemone (Anemone ?? hybrida) Fritillaries (Fritillaria species) Grape hyacinth (Muscari species) Hyacinth (Hyacinthus orientalis) Siberian squill (Scilla siberica) Winter aconite (Eranthis hyemalis) Box (Buxus sempervirens) Christmas box (Sarcococca species) I hope this helps, Helen Plant Doctor

        Answered on 7/30/2009 by Crocus Helpdesk
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      The Anemonies are fully hardy and have been grown in their pots, so they can be planted out at any time of year as long as the soil isn't frozen solid. As we have had such bad weather

      The Anemonies are fully hardy and have been grown in their pots, so they can be planted out at any time of year as long as the soil isn't frozen solid. As we have had such bad weather though I would hold off on planting them until the weather warms up. In the meantime the plants can be kept outside against a warm, sunny, sheltered wall until you are ready to plant.
      Asked on 3/3/2005 by Crocus

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        Thanks for sending the Japanese Anemones, which we received yesterday. We have a query about the timing of planting, and how to store them, given the current weather. We live in Farnham, Surrey where the temperature is currently maxing it 5-6 degrees C during the day, but dips to -1 or -2 at night. Could you confirm if we should plant them out now, or wait until the temperature is above freezing at night?

        Answered on 3/4/2005 by Mary Waldner
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