Anemone x rupicola Wild Swan™

Japanese Anemone, Windlflower

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We are very excited to offer this multi-award winning Anemone, destined to be a favorite in your garden. The elegant 3” snow-white flowers are accented with a lilac blue wash on the reverse and flowers are produced from June to November. Petals nod at twilight to form elegant lilac and white bells. Wild Swan was developed from a chance seedling at Scotland’s Elizabeth McGregor Nursery; selected for its beauty and long blooming performance.

Think of this hybrid as a meld of the spring blooming Windflower Anemone and fall blooming Japanese Anemone with the best of both; medium in height, blooms all season, well-behaved, truly a gem. Winner of the Chelsea Gardens 2011 Plant of the Year award, and the 2013 Best of Show at the Farwest Show in Oregon.

Details

Item Code: ANWS
Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 20-23"
Spacing: Plant 16" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun/ Half Shade
Zones: 5-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower: White
Accent: Blue
Patent: #23,132
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • OK in Containers
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Wet Site Tolerant

Anemone General Information

Will spread politely to fill in but does not seed. Tolerates full sun if kept moist. An excellent plant for an elegant look in shady areas, Graceful flowers are freely and continuously produced on stems held above lush foliage.

Anemone Plant Care

Easy to grow. Mature plants will spread to fill in. Leaves blacken in winter, so you may want to cut back in the fall. Transplanting is best done in the spring. Anemone benefit from a general purpose fertilizer or compost in late fall to late winter.