Gardens Illustrated Magazine - - Planting Ideas -

What A group of shade-lov­ing herba­ceous peren­ni­als com­posed of sev­eral gen­era, al­though Anemone nemorosa is pos­si­bly the best known. Ori­gins Wood­lands and hedgerows in Europe and North Amer­ica. Sea­son Spring flow­er­ing plants that are dor­mant dur­ing the sum­mer and au­tumn. Most flower March through to June. Har­di­ness Tough plants that are hardy through­out all of the UK. Size Most reach a height of be­tween 12cm and 20cm, and can of­ten form clumps that are sev­eral me­tres wide. Con­di­tions Moist but well-drained, hu­mus-rich soil; part shade. Some species will tol­er­ate drier con­di­tions dur­ing the dor­mant pe­riod.

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