- `Blue Shades' (Blue flowers)
- `Radar' (Deep rose flowers)
- `Rose' (Rose flowers)
- `White Splendour' (White flowers)
- A. Flowering Characteristics
- A. blanda flowers in spring (April/May) and last
about 4 weeks. Plants are 4-6 inches tall.
- B. General Characteristics
- 1. Origin of species: Asia Minor
- 2. Common names: Anemones
- 3. Geophyte organ: Tuber
- 4. Hardiness type: Hardy I - Injured at temperatures
below 23 degrees F (-5C) when planted.
- 5. Natural reproductive systems and growth and development
requirements: Reproduces by seeds and tubers and require a warm (50 to
65F) - cool (28 to 32F) - warm (50 to 65F) annual thermoperiodic cycle.
- 6. Primary uses: Rock gardens, beds, borders, and woodland
- C. Cultural Information
- 1. Bulb sizes: 4/5 and 5/up cm, in circumference.
- 2. Planting density: 1-2 inches apart, 25-60 per sq.
- 3. Planting depth: 5 inches to the base of the tuber.
- 4. Planting time: Fall
- 5. Climatic zone habit: 1990 USDA Climatic Zones 3 and
4 with mulch, Zones 5 to 7 without mulch.
- 6. Light requirements: Full sunlight to PM only sunlight.
- 7. Moisture: Tolerates summer drought, but keep moist
during fall and spring.
- 8. Animal susceptibility: Not reported.
- D. Companion Plants:
- Alyssum, Arabis, Aster alpinus, Centaurea dealbata,
Coreopsis, Digitalis, Gypsophila paniculata, Hemerocallis (yellow cvs.),
Iris (rhizomatous white and yellow cvs.), Kniphofia (yellow
cvs.), Peonies (white and yellow cvs.), Verbascum, Rhododendron
spp. (deciduous and evergreen), Cotoneaster, Berberis, Acer palmatum,
Deutzia gracilis, Weigela.
A. 'White Splendour'
Holland Technical Service Bulletin Number 31 was prepared for the WWW system
by A.A. De Hertogh, L.B. Gallitano, M.E. Traer, and A.B. Russell, Department
of Horticultural Science, NC State University. The information was obtained
not only from original research conducted by the authors but also from databases
released by other sources. This Bulletin was published by the International
Flower Bulb Center (IBC), Hillegom, the Netherlands on behalf of the Dutch Flower
Bulb Industry. Because of the various climates in North America and year-to-year
variability of the weather, the IBC cannot and does not accept responsibility
for divergent results that may arise using information obtained from this document
or site. Photographs copyright @1997 by A.B. Russell and A.A. De Hertogh. Computer
programming by Miguel Buendia, graphics by Brad Capel.