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Plantidote of the day 2011-09-18

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Japanese anemone

anemone x hybrida

Japanese anemone

The Japanese anemone is really native to China, but introduced to Japan during the Tang dynasty. They are slow to establish, but once they are, they are long lived (z.4-8) and can actually become a garden thug. They do best in light shade and well drained soil. Anemones are not drought tolerant.

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Submitted by insanelysane on

Nicely put!

Once you establish them...they find their spot.

To have and behold.... forever.

Thank Gawd they are pretty and deciduous.