Anemone blanda 'White Splendour'
wood anemone bulbs
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: well-drained, humus-rich soil
- Rate of growth: fast-growing
- Flowering period: March to April
- Flower colour: white
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Bulb Size: 5/7
In spring, large white daisy-like flowers (to 4cm across) emerge above the attractively lobed, dark green foliage. Each petal has a pink flushed reverse and they all sit around a boss of yellow stamens. Ideal for underplanting shrubs or trees.
- Garden care: Plant in naturalistic drifts 5-8cm (2-3in) deep and 15cm apart in September or October in well-drained, humus-rich soil.
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Q:Do I have to soak these bulbs overnight before planting?Asked on 25/8/2013 by max from Liverpool
We don't say you have to, you can do, but not essential.
Hope this helpsAnswered on 28/8/2013 by Georgina from Crocus
Spring bulbs, such as daffodils and hyacinths, can be planted whenever the soil conditions allow. As a rough guide, cover them with about twice as much soil as the bulb is deep: so that a 5cm (2in) deep bulb would need a 15cm (6in) deep hole so that itRead full article
Bulbs are ideal for anyone who rates themselves as 'keen-but-clueless' because they are one of the easiest plants to grow. Provided you plant them at the right time of year at more or less the right depth, they will reward you year after year with a relRead full article