Jan 26, 2015  Week: 5

Mona Lisa™ Deep Red Anemone

Scientific Name : Anemone coronaria

Common Name : Windflower

Hardiness Degree : 32°F (0.0°C)

Blooming Season : Autumn, Early Spring

Plant Habit : Mounded

Spacing : 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Height : 10 - 18" (25 - 46cm)

Width : 6" (15cm)

Exposure : Partial Sun

Grower Information : 

A Cool Season Thrivers selection!

Vibrant, 4 to 4.5-in. (10 to 12-cm) blooms top sturdy, thick stems, with up to 18 stems per plant per year on average. Ideal for cutting and design work. Also makes an excellent bedding plant for cool coastal climates, offered in large containers. Will flower under lower Winter light levels than other anemones. Ideally suited for young plant production from a March to April sowing in the Northern Hemisphere; a September to October sowing in the Southern Hemisphere. Low temperatures (46 to 54°F/8 to 12°C) promote optimum stem length for cut flower production. Compared with many other cool cut flower crops such as carnations, it is less labor-intensive, not requiring staking, netting or disbudding. Supplied as defuzzed seed.

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