The plant known by the scientific name of Coronary anemone It is one of the perennial herbs that are most cultivated, due to the beauty of its flowers and how easy it is to maintain, since it is also perfect to have in pots or small corners as it does not grow much.
As if that were not enough, it multiplies in a simple way, but in order to enjoy it it is important, first, to find out what care does it require.
Origin and characteristics
It is a herbaceous perennial that is popularly known as one of the anemones. Native to the Mediterranean, grows to heights between 20 and 40 centimetersand forms a rosette of basal leaves composed of three very lobed leaflets. The flowers, which sprout in spring, are 3-5cm in diameter, have 5-8 petals and are blue, red, white or pink.
Numerous cultivars have emerged from this species, among which the Santa Brígida and De Caén stand out, the latter being hybrids developed in the districts of Caen and Bayeux (both in France) in the XNUMXth century.
What are their cares?
Do you want to have a copy? We recommend you take care of your Coronary anemone As follows:
- Location: it must be outside, in full sun.
- Pot: use substrates that facilitate the rapid drainage of water, such as black peat mixed with perlite (for sale here!) in equal parts.
- Garden: grows in fertile, well-drained soils.
- Irrigation: it has to be watered 2 or 3 times a week, depending on the climate (the hotter and drier it is, the more often the waterings will have to be).
- Subscriber: throughout the season you will appreciate a fortnightly or monthly contribution of organic fertilizers. Use liquids -like this- if you have it in a pot.
- Multiplication: by seeds in spring.
- Rusticity: resistant up to -7ºC.
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