Anemones are an under planted group that deliver a colorful perennial show and ask for little in return. We're especially fond of Blue Poppy, a beautiful violet blue with lots of visual punch that snaps with white, reds and pinks. Plant with other anemones for a splashy tapestry or mix with yellow daffodils for a richly contrasting look.
Anemones are a whimsical sea creature with a stunning display of color and entertainment. Associated with clownfish, some Anemones offer a symbiotic relationship which benefits both animals. Anemones provide protection to clownfish and the clownfish return the favor by bringing them food and keeping them clean by eating any debris or left over
Among the most popular are the autumn-flowering Japanese Anemone (Anemone hupehensis). Yellow wood anemone (Anemone ranunculoides), also known as the Buttercup Anemone, is a similar plant with slightly smaller flowers of rich yellow colouring. In medicine, Anemone is used as a treatment for cramps, menstrual problems and emotional distress.
The blue poppy anemone (Anemone coronaria) is used for border plantings and in cut flower arrangements. Blue poppy anemones can be grown in your flower garden, or in containers, such as barrels. They prefer plenty of light (preferably filtered light), and soil which is quick to drain. The blue poppy
The Blue Poppy Anemone is one of the loveliest shades of violet blue of any spring blooming flower! Each bulb produces 3-5 flowers that measure 2'' across. Blooms are long lasting. Blue Poppy Anemone's are perfect planted in front of larger flowering bulbs.