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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Japanese anemone 'Whirlwind'
Anemone are herbaceous perennials with fibrous, rhizomatous or tuberous rootstocks, palmately lobed leaves and saucer-shaped, usually 5-petalled flowers
'Whirlwind' is a tall suckering perennial with large leaves of three leaflets, and semi-double white flowers 6cm wide, with narrow, slightly rolled petals
Toxicity Ingestion may cause mild stomach upset
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Will grow in any garden soil but avoid excessive winter wet, dislikes being moved around. Can spread rapidly once established
Propagate by division in early spring or autumn, or propagate by root cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Cut back in late autumn
Pests Prone to slugs and caterpillars
Powdery mildews may be a problem
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