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Wednesday's Flower

Japanese Anemone

Wednesday's Story

A bud of deep burgundy
opens to…

Soft pink petals
that unfold to…
Brilliant yellow stamen
that are enveloped…
By a chartreuse center pistil.

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points of interest

Stiff, branching stems rise above foliage, bearing 12-18 semi-double pale pink flowers. Central boss of stamens is golden in saucer-shaped blossoms. Silvery buds open successionally from late summer through mid autumn, providing valuable late season interest. Leaves are palmate and mid-green, with softly hairy undersides. Useful in mass or in perennial border and as a cutflower.

general care

Site in moist, fertile, humus-rich soil in sun or partial shade. Can spread somewhat aggressively. Divide in early spring or autumn.

friday’s flower fact

A. x hybrida is often confused with A. huphensis var japonica, as they are both named Japanese Anemone. A. x hybrida is taller and blooms later, in August-September.

Common Names | Japanese Anemone, Windflower
Botanical Name | Anemone x hybrida
Family | Ranunculaceae
Type | Perennial
Origin | Afghanistan to W. China, Myanmar, Japan
Zone | 4-8
Flower Height | 4-5’
Flower Diameter | 3-1/2”

photographed @

Dorset Church, Dorset, VT

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Varying perspectives of Wednesday’s Flower from bud to full bloom

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