The Japanese Anemone is an herbaceous perennial that has beautiful, pink flowers on long, slender stalks. It is native to central and southwestern China. It is cultivated and naturalized in Japan. Grows in scrubs, grassy slopes and stream banks in the wild. It is in the buttercup family. It is also called windflower. Flowers in late summer and autumn. Likes full sun to part shade and medium water. It is easily grown in medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Hardy in zones 4-8.
Growing instructions for the Japanese Anemone
- It likes moist, well-drained soils. Sow the seeds on the surface of the soil. 2. Lightly cover the seeds with soil. 3. Water the seeds and keep the soil moist until they sprout. The seeds germinate in 4-5 weeks.