When To Plant Anemone Bulbs?

When To Plant Anemone Bulbs?

Learn When To Plant Anemone Bulbs For Jewel-Like Color In A Spring Garden

Anemones or windflowers are real gems for the spring garden. Whether planted on
their own or combined with other spring-flowering bulbs, their delicate petals bring
ravishing color to beds, borders, and pots and also look gorgeous as part of a
bouquet.


Tips For Planting Anemone Bulbs: Soak For Success

Because anemone bulbs or corms are dry and hard, a useful tip is to soak them in
warm water for several hours before planting. This will help the roots to start
growing and shoots will soon appear. There’s no need to worry about which way up
to plant anemones; they’re clever plants and the shoots will find their own way
upwards towards the light.


When To Plant Anemone Bulbs: Anemone Blanda, St Brigid Anemone, and Anemone de Caen Planting Times

Anemone Blanda should be planted in the fall and will bloom the following spring. St Brigid and de Caen anemones should be planted in the fall in zones 7 to 10 while in cooler areas these anemones can be planted in early spring and will bloom in
late Spring.


How Deep Do I Plant Anemone Bulbs?

Plant anemone Blanda, which looks lovely combined with other spring-flowering
bulbs such as daffodils and tulips, about 2” deep and around 3” apart. De Caen and St Brigid anemones don’t enjoy the company of other plants so they should be kept in a separate part of the bed or planted in a pot. Plant the corms 3” deep and
around 4” apart.

Now that you’ve learned when to plant anemone bulbs, all you have to do is choose your favorites. Take a look at our anemone collection, where you’ll find anemone varieties to suit every location.

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