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Anemone blanda blue-flowered

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BULB OF THE YEAR 2021

The versatile Anemone blanda blue is a hardy bulb which produces pretty blue flowers and can be grown anywhere – in borders, pots, rockeries, wild gardens and woodland areas.

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Anemone blanda blue-flowered produces large daisy-like flowers in a range of blue tones and shades appear in March and April.

These delightful blue blooms are perfect for planting under specimen trees to naturalise – this is also the perfect spot for pollinators such as bees and butterflies. ‘Blue Shades’ can also be planted in clusters or drifts where, if left undisturbed, will spread year on year.

Some perfect partners for this fanciful plant are Snake’s Head Fritillaries, or use Anemone blanda blue as a carpet around taller flowers like Tulips, Hyacinths or Daffodils.

Plant 5cm deep and 15cm apart in well-drained, humus-rich soil.

Gardening notes

  • Flowers March to April
  • Fully hardy & can be lifted, divided and replanted
  • Blue shades with pleasing yellow centres
  • Flowering height 15cm (6″)
  • Loved by pollinators like bees
  • Excellent for naturalising & leaving in for annual displays in borders, pots, rockeries, wild gardens and woodland areas
  • RHS Award of Garden Merit

Planting advice

  • Soak corms (small bulbs) in water for up to 3 hours before planting
  • Best planted from August onwards(until December)
  • Plant 5cm (2″) deep
  • Plant 5cm (2″) apart
  • Grows in a wide range of soils with good drainage
  • Position in sunshine or partial shade
  • Benefits from using a good supply of humus like leaf mould or compost

Pack sizes

  • 10 pack of bulbs
  • 60 pack of bulbs (XL Value)

Additional info

  • Bulbs grown from cultivated stock
  • Bulbs must not be eaten