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Japanese Anemone Anemone x hybrida 'Honorine Jobert'

Other Common Name(s):

Other plants called Japanese Anemone:

Previously known as:

  • Anemone x hybrida 'Alba'
  • A. x hybrida 'Alba'
Phonetic Spelling
ah-NEM-oh-nee hy-Brid-ah
Description

Windflower is a compact, vigorous, herbaceous perennial Japanese hybrid with showy, white flowers (blooming 5-8 weeks!!). It has a mounding form and spreads by rhizomes. While they can grow in full sun or partial sun, this flower prefers partial shade.

This plant can be propagated in the winter and spring through, respectively, root cuttings and division.

Insect and Disease Problems: While not having serious problems relating to insects or diseases, this plant may have issues with the following: powdery mildew, leaf/stem smut, leaf spot, downy mildew, caterpillars, nematodes, slugs, flea beetles, Japanese beetles, and black blister beetles.

Awards: Perennial Plant Association’s Perennial of the Year 2016; RHS Award of Garden Merit (1993)

More information on Anemone.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Walkway Garden
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#white#showy flowers#full sun#partial shade#white flowers#cut flowers#low maintenance#rabbit resistant#flower arrangements#summer flowers#deer resistant#herbaceous perennial#long bloom time#cutting garden#late summer flowers#compact habit
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#white#showy flowers#full sun#partial shade#white flowers#cut flowers#low maintenance#rabbit resistant#flower arrangements#summer flowers#deer resistant#herbaceous perennial#long bloom time#cutting garden#late summer flowers#compact habit
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Anemone
    Family:
    Ranunculaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Division
    Root Cutting
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    deer, rabbit
    Dimensions:
    Height: 3 ft. 0 in. - 4 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 1 ft. 6 in. - 2 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Habit/Form:
    Clumping
    Dense
    Erect
    Mounding
    Growth Rate:
    Slow
    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
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
    3 feet-6 feet
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5b, 5a, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8b, 8a
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Green
    Fruit Type:
    Achene
    Fruit Description:
    Seedheads form from the green center of the flowers (originally the bud). This does not always appear, but if it does, the seedhead may be seen after frost. While this part is a seedhead, seeds do not usually form from it.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Good Cut
    Long Bloom Season
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Flower Petals:
    7 - 20 petals/rays
    Flower Size:
    1-3 inches
    Flower Description:
    Ruffled flowers bloom in late summer/ early fall (around August through September-- though some have been known to bloom from September through November instead). While its stamens are yellow, the petals are white. At the back of the petals is a little pink. Each flower can be up to 3 inches across. Technically the "petals" are sepals (to which there can be up to nine sepals on one flower). Flowers can be single or semi-double and last 5-8 weeks!
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Feel:
    Glossy
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Hairs Present:
    Yes
    Leaf Description:
    Leaves are palmate, have an oval shape, and have toothed margins. At the bottom of the plant is a dark green mound with trifoliate leaves. Some leaves appear glossy and have very small hairs.
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Green
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Form:
    Straight
    Stem Description:
    Stems look similar to wire (but green) and are branching.
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Naturalized Area
    Woodland
    Landscape Theme:
    Cottage Garden
    Cutting Garden
    Rock Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Mass Planting
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Diseases
    Insect Pests
    Rabbits
    Problems:
    Contact Dermatitis