Winter windflower (Anemone blanda)
Anemone blanda (Winter windflower) is a compact rhizomatous perennial that are cultivated by their 3 to 4cm flowers. The flowers can be blue, pink or white blooming in spring.
Plant profileCommon name: Winter windflower
Scientific name: Anemone blanda
Plant type: Bulbs
Height: Up to 10cm
Spread: Up to 10cm
Flower color: Blue, Pink, White
Season of interest: Spring
Moisture: Moist but well drained, Well drained
Garden type: City & Courtyard Gardens, Informal Garden, Patio & Container Garden, Rock & Gravel Garden
Planting type: Containers & Pots
Winter windflower leaves are toothed dark green. It grows to 15cm high and quicky forms large clumps.
How to plant Anemone blanda (Winter windflower)
It should be planted in humus-rich, well-drained soil in a full sun or partial shade position.
How to propagate Anemone blanda (Winter windflower)
Propagate by seed, sowing them when ripe. It can be also propagated by rhizomes division in summer when the plant is dormant.