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Dec 22, 2010


Anemones (pronounced / ənɛməni ː /), is a genus of about 120 species of flowering plants in the buttercup family Ranunculaceae in the north and south temperate zone. Those closely associated with flower Pasque (Pulsatilla) and Hepaticas (hepatica), some botanists include both clans within Anemone.

Greek anemone means "daughter of the wind", from ánemos "wind" + feminine patronymic suffix - one.

Anemone has basal leaves with long leaf-stem that could erect or prostrate. Leaves simple or compound with lobed, parted, or undivided leaf blade. Leaf margins toothed or entire.

Flowers with 4-27 sepals are produced singly, in cymes of 2-9 flowers, or the flowering also, on a group of bracts sepal-or leaf-like. Probably sepals of any color. They bisexual 10 to 200 stamens and pistils simple lots. The pistil has one ovule. Flowers has nectaries, but the missing petals in most species.

Fruit is oval shaped to obovoid achenes collected together in a cluster to tight end rod range was extended, although many species have a group of sessile stem end. The achenes are billed and some species have feathery hairs attached to them.

Many of the species of your favorite garden plants, especially since different species can provide year-round interest.
From tuber late spring, barley A. is one of the most common, and often sold as a mixture of color, even purple dominant. genus contains many other semi-flowering plants, the A. hortensis and A. fulgens have less divided leaves and reddish-purple flowers or beautiful red. They need the same treatment.
Among the most famous summer anemone is Anemone coronaria, often called the poppy anemone, tuber-rooted plants, with leaves divided parsleylike, and large conspicuous flowers poppylike trunk 15-20 cm in height, the flowers of various colors, but the headmaster is red , red, blue, purple, white and. There are also double-flowered varieties, in which the stamens in the middle is replaced with a tuft of narrow petals. This is an old favorite garden, and there are multiple forms of variety name.
hupehensis Anemone, and white cultivars "Honorine Joubert ', the last especially, is among the best of the hardy perennials autumn-flowers, they grow well in light soil, and reach 60-100 centimeters, flowering continuously for several weeks. A group of dwarf species, represented by A. British native and apennina nemorosa A., is among the most beautiful spring flowers for planting in woods and shady places.

Anemones grow best in clay soil, enriched with manure was all rotten, that must be excavated under the tuber. It can be planted in October, and for succession in January, which planted the autumn leaf-protected by a cover or short stable litter. They will flower in May or June, and when the leaves are ripe to be taken into the dry room till planting time. They are easy to be raised from seed, and the bed of the single varieties is a valuable addition to a garden-flowers, such as affords, in a warm situation, an abundance of spring flowers handsome and often brilliant, almost at the beginning of the military police or crocus. Anemone thrives in partial shade, or full sun provided they are protected from the hottest sun in the south. A slightly acidic well drained soil, enriched with compost, is ideal.
The best way is to harvest cut flowers early in the morning when it was cold outside when blooms are still closed. To open a place of your interest outside of the room temperature water to direct sunlight. Anemones are great cut flowers and will provide approximately nine days vase life when properly addressed. Anemone blooms can be purchased from the florist between November and June, depending on availability.
Anemone of species sometimes targeted by cutworms, larvae of noctuid moths such as Angle Shades Heart and Dart.


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