Anemone coronaria 'Sylphide' (Mona Lisa Series)
garden anemone 'Sylphide'
'Sylphide' is a compact, erect, corm-based, clump-forming perennial with finely divided leaves bearing fine-petalled double rose-pink flowers with black centre in late spring to early summer.
Ultimate height0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height2–5 years
Ultimate spread0.1–0.5 metres
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
South–facing or East–facing
- Native to the UK
- Clump forming
- Potentially harmful
- Ingestion may cause mild stomach upset, and skin contact may cause irritation. 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
This tender perennial corm can be sown in autumn in mild areas or under cloches for early spring flowering. Soak the corms for 24 hours in tepid water prior to planting. Plant in light, sandy soil in full sun. Protect from frost and keep dry during dormant period.
Propagate by division
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Cottage and informal garden
- Patio and container plants
- Mediterranean climate plants
- Rock garden
- Low Maintenance
- Flower borders and beds
Corms can be lifted afer flowering and dried or may be left in the soil to flower annually. Keep dry in the dormant period
May be susceptible to powdery mildew
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