Anemone leveillei
Anemone leveillei
Anemone leveillei
Anemone leveillei
Anemone leveillei
Anemone leveillei
Anemone leveillei

Anemone leveillei

"Japanese windflower"

Anemone leveillei

1 bare root — £6.95

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Description

Anemone leveillei produces flowers in spring and summer. It is a gorgeous windflower that looks wonderful when planted in big, naturalised groups, ideally on a good, moist soil. It forms a low, softly hairy mound of deeply serrated, rough or slightly hairy leaves. In late spring and early summer this foliage is topped with elegant, pinky lilac-backed white flowers that have a central cluster of dusky purple-blue anthers. These flowers are nectar- and pollen-rich, making Anemone leveillei one of the best species for attracting bees!

 

In terms of lighting requirement, Anemone leveillei is widely tolerant of anything from full sun to deep shade – but dappled shade will almost certainly give best results. It’s a perfect plant for growing in a woodland border, and it combines beautifully with Hostas and ferns – but it really is stunning when planted in large groups.

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Comes back every year

  • Fragrant

  • Attractive to wildlife

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • In peat-free compost

  • RHS Award (AGM)

  • Fully hardy

  • Rodent resistant

  • Slug & snail repellent

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Anemone leveillei

  • Flower colour

    White, purple

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Plant size

    1

  • Established height

    50-70cm

  • Established spread

    30-50cm

  • Plant spacing

    10 plants per m2

  • Habit

    Upright
    Clump-forming

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    2-3 years

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Borders
    Woodland gardens
    Wildlife gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Cut flower gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Multipurpose compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    Yes

  • Pollinator-friendly

    Yes

  • Mouse resistant

    Yes

  • Rabbit resistant

    Yes

  • Deer resistant

    Yes

  • Toxicity

    Harmful if eaten
    Skin/eyes irritant

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Other information

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2023
    You can expect your order in March 2023

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2023
    You can expect your order in April 2023

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2023
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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