Description for Anemone (Random Color)
Anemone is perennial flowering plant that have basal leaves with long leaf-stems that can be upright or prostrate. These perennial flowers have long stems and petals that flower in a variety of colours. The petals are small and round and most flower heads have about five or six petals
Anemone flower is a plant that can be increasingly found in gardens and terraces. This beautiful flower can beautify every place with its simplicity and beautiful scent. Besides being the most common gift to give to someone, flowers are also beautiful decoration and important ingredients of perfumes and many other things that make our lives more beautiful.
Common name(s): Anemone or Windflowers
Flower colours: Random color
Bloom time: Spring
Max reacahble height: Up to 2 to 3 feet
Difficulty to grow:: Easy to grow
Planting and care
- Plant Anemone bulbs in rainy and winter season.
- Soak Anemone bulbs for 2-4 hours in a cup or small bowl of water. This will encourage them to sprout faster and get growing.
- Plant the bulbs in well-drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun or partial shade.
- Before planting, loosen the soil and add compost in the soil to increase its fertility.
- Plant the bulbs 2-3 cm deep and a minimum of 4-6 cm apart.
- Set the bulb in the hole with the pointy end up.
- After planting cover the bulb with soil and water thoroughly.
- Use the potting mix for bulb plantation are in the ratio :
1. Garden soil + Compost + Perlite + Sand (2:2:1:1).
2. Soil + Cocopeat + vermicompost (2:1:2).
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: Well-drained and fertile soil
Water: Keep soil moist throughout the growing season.
Temperature: An ideal temperature is 20 - 25 degrees C.
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer during planting of bulbs.
Caring for Anemone
- Water a plant when the soil feels dry to touch.
- Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.
- Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am.
- Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector.
- Fertilize the plant during planting and growing season with organic fertilizer.
- Store the bulbs away from sunlight in a cool and dry area and check regularly.
- Do not store bulbs for more time as they can loose their viability.
Typical uses of Anemone
Special features: Their tubular flowers attract hummingbirds.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for an ornamental purpose.