Anemone × hybrida 'Honorine Jobert'

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Buy Anemone × hybrida 'Honorine Jobert' Japanese anemone: Lights up the garden in late summer

  • 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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I bought a pink one!

5

I had managed to clear an overgrown patch and this was a replacement for another of this species which was small and struggling. it was a small plant, but flowered, now waiting to see if it survived the winter! I am a keen and experienced gardener, but not clueless.

Revd. magi

Reading

Yes

Very pleased

5

Easy to grow, happy in semi-shade, planted in July but flowered already in the first year, long lasting elegant flowers, coming back strong after the winter.

L&L

Oxford

Yes

bright flower

4

Only bought this earlier on this year so do not know how it will survive the winter.

planty

south yorks

Yes

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Are Japanese anemonies suitable for cut flower use?

Stubugs

Hello, The flowers of these beautiful plants often wilt quite quickly after being cut, so I would not recommend them for cutting. I have heard though that you can prolong their life in a vase if you dip the freshly cut stems in boiling water for 30 seconds before putting them in a vase.

helen

I have just ordered a 9cm pot containing this anemone and I plan to keep it in a pot so I would like to know what size a pot should I move it to. Thank you.

alinalinainana

Hello, These plants will eventually get quite big, so if you are looking for a long term home for it, then I would recommend a pot around 45 x 45cm.

helen

I love Japanese Anemones and have tried to grow them several times but without success. Our Peak District garden is at 300m above sea level, west facing, very windy, partially shaded, lots of slugs and snails. I've tried plants from Crocus, and transplants from a friend who was certain they would grow anywhere, but none have survived the winter (obviously our winters are pretty hard and long). Would love to try them again - is it a hopeless case or can you tell me how to succeed?

anemoany

Morning These plants are fully hardy and general quite tough, creating substantial clumps once they get established. It is hard to say exactly why they won't grow in your garden but if you think that perhaps the young plants are being eaten by slugs and snails, then maybe try and protect them with one of the cloches, and also add a generous amount of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant in spring. If this doesn't work then it does sound as though it is an aspect or cultural problem. I have attached a link to one of our cloches which has a copper ring around the bottom to deter slugs and snails which might help. http://www.crocus.co.uk/product/_/protective-spiral-cloche-with-copper-ring-dark-brown/classid.2000020668/ Sorry I can't be more help this time

Georgina

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

Guy Smith

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

Crocus Helpdesk

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.

Crocus

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?

Mary Waldner

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