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Here's All That You Wanted to Know About the Anemone Plant

Anemone Plant
A genus of flowering plants belonging to the 'Ranunculaceae' family, 'Anemone' are often seen as garden plants.
Gardenerdy Staff
Last Updated: Nov 26, 2018
Around 120 species are grouped under this genus. The word anemone is derived from anemos (wind) with the meaning of the entire word 'anemone' being the 'daughter of wind'. Thriving well in temperate regions, growing this plant is not very difficult as it requires lesser maintenance than other flowering plants.
Anemone coronaria
Anemone grows 1-3 feet in height. Expanse of branches and leaves is 1-3 feet. Based on the variety of plant, different colored flowers can be observed. The colors commonly observed are pink and white.
Flowers
Anemone
Flowers are delicate and borne on slender stems. The name 'windflower' is due to their positioning on these stems. The blooming season varies with species. Flowers are produced in an inflorescence pattern called cyme, in a single cluster range 2-9.
Sea Anemone
The flowers have 4-27 sepals, are bisexual and produce 10-200 stamens. The pistils have one ovule each.
Plant Care
The plant grows well in hardiness zones 4-8, in partial and bright sunlight. Loamy soil being best-suited for their growth, adding plenty of organic matter to this soil is recommended. It is advisable to dig the soil below the level at which tubers are planted. Planting is carried out in October, and the flowering usually takes place in May and June.
Windflower, Plant
Anemone hupehensis is one of the best autumn flowering species; light soil is suitable for growing this plant. This plant grows to a height of 60-100 cm, and the blooming season lasts for many weeks. The Anemone coronaria is suitable for growing in summer season.
This tuberous-rooted plant produces flowers with stalks that are 15-20 cm in length. This plant is known for its poppy-like flowers, and is thus, also referred to as poppy anemone.