Growing guide

How to grow Japanese anemones

Prized for adding late interest to borders long into autumn, Japanese anemones produce saucer-shaped pink or white flowers on tall, slender, branched stems. Once settled in, these robust perennials are easy to grow and versatile, thriving in sun or partial shade and spreading readily.

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Quick facts

  • Easy-to-grow perennials 
  • Pink or white flowers in late summer/autumn
  • Flower stems stand 50–150cm (20in–5ft) tall
  • Grow in borders, in sun or partial shade
  • Like rich soil and plenty of rainfall
  • Best planted in autumn or spring
  • Grow new plants from root cuttings
  • Have a tendency to spread 

All you need to know

Before you get started
Ongoing care
Pruning and training
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