Anemone Multifida Rubra,Great In Part-Shade,attracting bees&butterflies.
Anemone (Anemone Multifida Rubra) - Anemone Rubra is a charming, low-growing Anemone that is attractive to bees, butterflies and birds. This lovely red blooming Anemone is easy to grow from flower seeds, and it is considered to self-sow freely. Striking, carmine-red flowers float above light green cut-leaved foliage. This native plant is excellent for the front of the perennial border and does well in rock gardens. All Anemone like deep, well-drained soil. Apply a winter mulch in cold climates. Provide some shade from mid-day sun in hot areas. Divide every 3 - 4 years digging deeply and replant immediately.
These perennial flower seeds germinate very irregularly over a long period. It is recommended to refrigerate Anemone seeds for 3 weeks before sowing. After refrigeration, sow Anemone flower seeds in trays to transplant outdoors after danger of frost has passed. Constant moisture must be maintained. Do not leave in direct sunlight. Some gardeners sow Anemone flower seeds directly outdoors in fall.
- Season: Perennial
- USDA Zones: 5 - 8
- Height: 12 inches
- Bloom Season: Spring
- Bloom Color: Carmine red
- Environment: Full sun to partial shade
- Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 5.8 - 6.8
- Temperature: 60 - 65F
- Average Germ Time: 28 - 35 days
- Light Required: Yes
- Depth: Lightly cover seeds
- Sowing Rate: 3 - 4 seeds per plant
- Moisture: Keep moist until germination
- Plant Spacing: 12 inches