Anemone × hybrida 'Robustissima'
Japanese anemone 'Robustissima'
'Robustissima' is a tall plant with divided leaves and 5-petalled pink flowers 5cm wide, borne on reddish stems from late summer to autumn
Ultimate height1–1.5 metres
Time to ultimate height2–5 years
Ultimate spread0.1–0.5 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
- Partial shade
East–facing or South–facing or North–facing or West–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
- Potentially harmful
- Ingestion may cause mild stomach upset, contact may irritate skin. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling
Anemone are herbaceous perennials with fibrous, rhizomatous or tuberous rootstocks, palmately lobed leaves and saucer-shaped, usually 5-petalled flowers
- Name status
How to grow
Will grow in any garden soil but avoid excessive winter wet, dislikes being moved around. Can spread rapidly once established.
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Cottage and informal garden
- Low Maintenance
- Flower borders and beds
- Underplanting of roses and shrubs
Cut back in late autumn
Prone to slugs and caterpillars
Powdery mildews may be a problem
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