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Anemone hupehensis var Japonica 'Splendens' (Japanese Anemone)

Japanese Anemone 'Splendens', Windflower 'Splendens', Anemone x Hybrida 'Splendens', Anemone hupehensis 'Splendens', Anemone japonica 'Splendens'


Grabing the attention in the late summer or fall garden, Anemone hupehensis var. japonica 'Splendens' is a great performer featuring masses of single, saucer-shaped, deep pink flowers adorned with a ring of golden stamens. Persisting for weeks, the eye-catching flowers of this Japanese Anemone are gracefully carried on dark, wiry stems above mounds of divided, dark green foliage. Low care and well-behaved, this beauty is a wonderful naturalizer that is perfect for adding a splash of color to the late season garden.

  • One of the longest-blooming perennials in the garden, it provides weeks of color, from late summer through fall, when many other perennials are starting to fade.
  • Typically grows up to 32 in. tall (80 cm) and spreads via rhizomes to 18-24 in. (45-60 cm).
  • Mixes beautifully with ornamental grasses or any other perennial plants. Well suited for borderscottage gardenscoastal gardens or naturalistic areas such as prairies or meadows.
  • Very attractive as cut flowers, it has a good resistance to most insects and diseases. Attracts butterflies but is deer and rabbit resistant!
  • full sun or part sun lover, it enjoys richhumusyevenly moistwell-drained soils. Do not let the soil dry out! Provide some wind protection. Add winter mulch in cool winter areas. This plant will happily naturalize to form colonies!
  • Salt tolerant
  • Eating may cause stomach upset and skin contact may cause mild irritation.

Native to China, Anemones have been cultivated in Japan for hundreds of years. Growing to 4 feet (120 cm), they produce single, semi-double or double blooms in shades of pink and white on slender, graceful stems in mid-late summer and early fall. Though they may appear delicate, these long-lived perennials can survive with minimal maintenance once they are established. Deer resistant, they are a popular choice for borders or as specimens in home gardens.

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 8
Heat Zones 5 – 8
Climate Zones 2B, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Anemones - Windflowers
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Late)
Fall
Height 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 24" (60cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Rabbit, Salt, Wet Soil
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Underplanting Roses and Shrubs
Garden Styles Coastal Garden, Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow, Traditional Garden

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 8
Heat Zones 5 – 8
Climate Zones 2B, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Anemones - Windflowers
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Late)
Fall
Height 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 24" (60cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Rabbit, Salt, Wet Soil
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Underplanting Roses and Shrubs
Garden Styles Coastal Garden, Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow, Traditional Garden

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