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winter windflower 'Radar'
Anemone are herbaceous perennials with fibrous, rhizomatous or tuberous rootstocks, palmately lobed leaves and saucer-shaped, usually 5-petalled flowers
'Radar' is an herbaceous perennial with a short rhizome and leaves composed of three, lobed segments. Flowers solitary, 3-4cm in width, vivid carmine with a white centre
Toxicity Contact with sap may irritate skin
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 East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
Grow in well-drained, humus-rich soil or a light, sandy soil in sun although tolerates partial shade. Needs dry dormancy after flowering. Mulch for winter protection. Can be grown in a container if garden soil not suitable
Propagate by division of tubers in summer when they are dormant
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Garden Edging Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests May be attacked by leaf and bud eelworms, caterpillars and slugs
May be subject to leaf spot, powdery mildews and smut
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