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Windflower Anemone coronaria

Other Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Anemone coronaria
Phonetic Spelling
ah-NEM-oh-nee kor-oh-NAR-ee-ah
This plant has high severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

Flowers in mid-spring (April) and lasts about 4 weeks; about 10-12 inches tall; reproduces by seeds and tubers and requires a warm (50-65 degrees F) to cool (35-45 degrees F) to warm (50-65 degrees F) annual thermoperiodic cycle. Keep the plant moist during fall and spring.

 

Found in: Landscape in flower gardens

Space: 1-2 in. apart, 25-60 per sq. ft.

Depth: 5 in. to base of the tuber

Usage: Rock gardens, beds, borders, and woodland gardens

Organ: Tuber (as well as spring bulb)

Hardiness: Semi-hardy: injured below 28 degrees F (-2 degrees C) when planted

 

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#purple#red#white#sun#poisonous#full sun#drought tolerant#perennial#white flowers#purple flowers#not hardy#yellow-green#red flowers#seeanemone#tuberous#bedding plant#woodland#rock gardens#borders#cutting garden#spring flowering bulbs
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#purple#red#white#sun#poisonous#full sun#drought tolerant#perennial#white flowers#purple flowers#not hardy#yellow-green#red flowers#seeanemone#tuberous#bedding plant#woodland#rock gardens#borders#cutting garden#spring flowering bulbs
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Anemone
    Species:
    coronaria
    Family:
    Ranunculaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Seed
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Mediterranean to Caucasus
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    summer drought
    Bulb Storage:
    Store in dry peat moss at 50-55 dg. F
    Dimensions:
    Height: 0 ft. 10 in. - 1 ft. 6 in.
    Width: 0 ft. 1 in. - 0 ft. 1 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Bulb
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Poisonous
    Maintenance:
    Low
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    High Organic Matter
    Loam (Silt)
    Sand
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Alkaline (>8.0)
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    Available Space To Plant:
    Less than 12 inches
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    7b, 7a, 8b, 8a, 9b, 9a, 10b, 10a
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Type:
    Achene
    Fruit Description:
    This plant has small fruits often with plumose tails.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Black
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Purple/Lavender
    Red/Burgundy
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Good Cut
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
    Flower Description:
    This flower blooms in mid-spring (April). The colors can be red, white, purple, or yellow-green. The flowers are cup-shaped with 5-many petal-like parts and many stamens.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Whorled
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Leaves are alternate or whorled and finely divided.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Patio
    Woodland
    Landscape Theme:
    Drought Tolerant Garden
    Rock Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Black Walnut
    Deer
    Drought
    Rabbits
    Problems:
    Contact Dermatitis
    Poisonous to Humans
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    High
    Poison Symptoms:
    TOXIC ONLY IF LARGE QUANTITIES EATEN. CAUSES SEVERE PAIN IN THE MOUTH IF EATEN! (Poisonous parts: All parts when fresh). Poisonous through ingestion and dermatitis. Symptoms may include: Inflammation and blistering upon contact with fresh sap; irritation of mouth, vomiting and diarrhea following ingestion.
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Protoanemonin
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    Yes
    Poison Part:
    Bark
    Flowers
    Fruits
    Leaves
    Roots
    Seeds
    Stems