Anemone hupehensis 'Praecox'
Japanese anemone 'Praecox'
'Praecox' is a deciduous perennial spreading by suckers, with erect stems bearing 3-parted leaves and bowl-shaped deep pink flowers 5-6cm across in late summer and autumn
Ultimate height0.1–0.5 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
South–facing or North–facing or East–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 leaf and bud eelworms
May be infected by powdery mildews
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