The sapphire blue and purple, daisy-like flowers of Anemone blanda Blue Shades are held on compact stems, up to 10 cms high over low-growing, grey-green, fern-like foliage. These perennial rhizomes naturalise easily between roses and deciduous shrubs. Anemone b. Blue Shades will form large drifts of Spring colour, enlivening the edges of any woodland garden or border. Soak rhizomes overnight in cool water before planting.
Site: Sheltered or exposed
Position: Sun or partial shade
Soils: Well-drained, humus-rich
Planting Period: September to November
Flowering Period: March, April
Planting: Depth 2” (5 cm), Spacing 6” (15 cm)
Height: 4” (10 cms)