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DESCRIPTION: Rubra Anemone has masses of beautiful red daisy flowers with yellow eyes at the ends of the stems from mid spring to early summer, which are most effective when planted in groupings. Its deeply cut ferny leaves remain forest green in colour throughout the season.
BOTANICAL NAME: Anemone sylvestris 'Micrantha'
OTHER NAMES: Windflower
AVERAGE MATURE HEIGHT: 30 cm
AVERAGE MATURE SPREAD: 30 cm
SUN EXPOSURE: Full Sun to Partial Shade
FLOWER COLOUR: Red
FLOWERING TIME: Spring
FOLIAGE COLOUR: Deep green
COLD HARDINESS: Zone 3B ( Should survive up to -39.9° Celsius )
WATER NEEDS: Drought Tolerant
OTHER FEATURES: Cut Flowers, Deer Resistant, Groundcover, Rabbit Resistant
Rubra Anemone is a dense herbaceous perennial with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.
This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should be cut back in late fall in preparation for winter. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;
Rubra Anemone is recommended for the following landscape applications;
Planting & Growing
Rubra Anemone will grow to be about 12 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 18 inches. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.
This plant does best in full sun to partial shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This species is not originally from North America. It can be propagated by division.
*We must be contacted within 7 days of delivery and plants must be taken care of, unplanted and watered until we can pick them up.
**Cedars & Perennials only come with an in-season warranty only. Warranty does not apply to frost damage, hail damage, wind damage or any other acts of mother nature. Plants must be properly planted, properly watered and cared for. Warranty only applies to items purchased at full price or to a maximum discount of 10% unless otherwise specified.