Anemone plants are also known as windflowers due to it’s long-life spam and steamy basil leaves. These bulbs are easy to grow and are resistant to pesky critters. Even in the spring season, it is easy to grow anemone bulbs. For decorative purposes or wedding purposes anemone bulbs are best to use. Anemone bulbs are available in different colors like red, blue, white, white-red which look aesthetically pleasent. Anemone bulbs are also used to decorate houses, gardens, or path walkways. Anemone bulbs are flourish best in March and April. To plant anemone bulbs, June and July are the best months.
How to grow anemone bulbs in pots?
Anemones bulbs are best grown in well-drained containers or pots, just make sure that they have a well-drained system. Anemones bulbs are very colorful in nature and can be easily found in nursery or florists. These can easily be grown in pots just you need regular cuttings once in a month. A sandy or free-draining soil is best to plant anemone bulbs.
Put your anemone bulbs in a corner and not to disturb this as it needs space to grow more. They need good sunlight to grow healthily. Plant anemone bulbs in autumn and flourish in spring season. Before planting keep your corms soaked in water for three to four hours to make them pre-sprouted and dig them eight centimetres deep in the pot.
Try to plant anemone bulbs in small pots and after cooling them out keep them in sunlight before transplanting and keep well-watered. And choose a location where anemone bulb can get full to half sunlight and where water can drain well.
If you are going to plant an anemone bulb in a pot then, use soil that is rich in loamy-based properties. Plant them shallow with small deep height to maintain the growth. Water them occasionally and don’t let soil to be dry out or overwatered but need moist soil. Plant it in sandy soil with full sun and try to avoid being forsted.
Anemone coronaria loves sunshine and grow better in sunlight only. But Anemone Blanda and Nemorosa can be grow in light shade too.
Anemone plants also be used as decorative purposes in wedding ceremonies. According to your region, different types of anemone bulbs are preferred. Like in autumn season, roots are formed but in the winter season, due to frosting some spoilage happens and flower starting growing in spring season.
In cold climate, you are advised to plant a fall-booming variety of anemone bulb when the danger of frost is gone. You can plant anemone bulbs anytime in the growing season and they grow best when planted in the spring season.
Anemones Growing Guide
Before planting anemone bulbs keep noted these points, it’ll help you to grow anemone bulb easily and with full growth.
From time to time cut these over stems that are grown.
Watering – Anemone bulbs depends on water supply. Anemone bulbs grow well when watering is done properly. Don’t over watering your plant or under watering may be cause of your plant death. Try to keep your anemone bulbs dry during their dormant period. Don’t plant them in a poor drainage system or low-lying spot. Anemone bulbs can never be grown in water logging area, ensure that your container or pot have proper holes to drain the excess water off.
Fertilizing – Especially in the spring season, anemone bulbs need extra nutrition meal to grow healthily and fastly even expected. If you are growing anemone bulbs in pots then you are highly recommended to use liquid fertilizer for better growth and it helps to avoid pests away.
Propogating- Propogation requires understanding the variety of species and climate changes to grow healthily. Depending on the different species, the growth of anemone bulb are also different. Like Anemone Blanda spread over a period of time.
But Anemone Nemorosa needs months or years to spread. You can shift anemone blanda nad anemone nemorosa into another pot or place after flowering but Anemone coronaria may died after flowering. You can also trim yellow leaves and stems or foliage to avoid plant slips or die. Remove the foliage when booming ends.
Weather- Weather is very prominent reason because anemone bulbs can’t even survive in winter’s especially in northern winter areas. And also they don’t able to survive in heavy rainfall. So, you have to planned it out that where and which season you are going to plant anemone plant in your house . To protect them from winter, you can use a bunch of steam and leaves to hide the soil which helps to prevent forst in winters.
Points you need to remember :
- Identify which type of anemone bulb you need to buy in your house .
2.Keep watering your anemone and let the soil moist.
- Protect anemone form cold.
- Anemone doesn’t need any deadhead or thinning to encourage new growth.
- Choose a sunny location, where you can plant anemone bulb to receive proper sunlight.
- Prepare your soil with organic matter for better growth.
check your croms regularly so that if you find any disease or pest you can remove or cut them away and protect your plant. Anemones are low maintenance and occasionally friendly flowers that mostly liked over a world. You can store your stem cuttings in refrigerator or any cool place so that you can plant a new bulb.
Try to practice good sensation and keep water clean form bloom in every perspective way. Wood anemone is a herb which is used to make medicine for stomach pain, unusual mensuration etc. One important thing you need to understand that perennial flowers are poisonous when fresh so, try to avoid this type of species in your house.
During winter season, you need to dig or hide your bud in a shaded area otherwise frost may damage your bud . When in bloom, you can cut the flowers and make a flower basket which is not harmful to your plant. Once the flowers become fade, let the foliage to yellow and die out then let anemone rest and wait to bloom next year.