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Garden Anemone

Anemone coronaria

Also known as

Poppy Anemone, Lilies-Of-The-Field

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering


USDA zone


Minimum temperature

Expected size









  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Garden Anemone Overview

A tuberous plant that produces multiple poppy-like flowers on tall flower stalks. They come in many colours and two forms, single or double. They add a kaleidoscope of colour to any partly sunny garden during late winter and early spring.

Common problems with Garden Anemone

There are very few diseases to Anemone, but there are plenty of pests that include slugs, snails, moths and butterfly larvae. The best organic method to rid the pests would be to remove these pests regularly by hand.

How to harvest Garden Anemone

Harvest the flower stalks after two or three flowers have opened to prolong the life of your flowers.

How to propagate Garden Anemone


Sow seeds in a cold frame when they are ripe and mature.


Seperate tubers when the plants are dormant. Plant in autumn months. Keep dry while dormant.

Special features of Garden Anemone

Attracts useful insects

Attracts beneficial pollinators such as bees.

Attractive flowers

Flowers have five petals and can grow to approximately 7 cm in diameter. There are many hybrids with multiple colours ​and multiple formations e.g. Double Pink

Other uses of Garden Anemone

Cut flower

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