Sapphire Anemone (Blanda blue)

This lovely, delicate blue Anemone seems to appear from nowhere in March, and treats us to a delightful carpet of flowers over several weeks. Also known as winter windflower or sapphire anemone.

From SE Europe and Turkey, this spreading perennial is great for naturalizing in a spring garden, at home in both woodland or in a rock garden. With colourful tepals arranged daisy-like around central yellow stamens, this pretty little plant bears solitary flowers in deep blue, white or pink. It spreads quite quickly to form large clumps.


Likes are nice, but comments spark a conversation...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s