Anemone blanda Growing Guide

Planting Anemone blanda

  • Plant these bulbs in fall.
  • For best results, soak the corms in a bowl of water for 3 hours before planting.
  • These bulbs should be planted in humus- rich, well-drained soil.
  • Plant them 8 cm (3 in) deep and 5 to 8 cm (2 to 3 in) apart. Plant them on their edge if you’re not sure how to plant them.
  • Water thoroughly after planting.

Growing Anemone blanda

  • These bulbs look good planted in groups at the base of trees or in wooded areas.
  • Plant in groups of fifteen or more bulbs which then appear more natural.
  • WAlso look great when planted at the front of borders or rock gardens.

Care Anemone blanda

  • These bulbs require frequent watering until they come into flowering. Once flowering, they should be lightly watered.
  • Drier conditions are tolerated in summer when the plant is dormant.

Winterizing Anemone blanda

  • After flowering, the leaves should be allowed to die down. The leaves will gather sunlight and provide nourishment for next year’s show.
  • It is helpful to fertilize the bulbs through winter and also as the foliage dies down in spring.
  • These bulbs come back year after year.
Anemone blanda