close (in the mornings and evenings) the flowers look bluish, but when they are fully open they are a dazzling pure white. Blooms: Late Spring to Fall, detail, botanical Pronunciation:a-NEM-oh-nee, plant type: Perennial. Position: Full sun, partial shade, soil: Almost any soil - grows well in Ballyrobert! Care, care Information, thrives in enriched, moist, loose, well-drained soil. This exceptional hybrid offers continuous and prolific flowering from June until frost, well beyond that of the Japanese hybrid cultivars, a very unique trait amongst herbaceous plants. The Metamorphoses of Ovid tells us that the plant was created by the goddess Venus when she sprinkled nectar on the blood of her dead lover Adonis. Tuberous Anemone species generally flower in spring (eg: Anemone nemorosa Mediterranean Anemone species flower in summer (eg: Anemone coronaria) and the larger, fibrous rooted Anemone species flower in autumn(eg: Anemone hupehensis).
We stock quite a few of the species so read the description carefully! History: 'Wild Swan' was selected from a group of seedlings derived from five or six different parents which included Anemone rupicola as a female parent. An exceptional new selection offering prolific flowering, surpassing that of the Japanese hybrids! Introduced by Elizabeth MacGregor from Scotland. Blooms:Late Spring to Fall, flower color: White.