An elegant Red single anemone of the "De Caen" series. Popular as cut flowers
His Excellency is a De Caen type Anemone - classed as a 'Single' as they have one set of petals rather than 2 sets like their St Brigid counterparts. De Caen's are also referred to as Poppy Anemones.
Anemone’s are great value, and incredibly easy to grow. With very little effort, they can reward you with up to 6 months flowering time by stagger planting.
For best results, they should be chilled for 5-6 weeks prior to planting (we’ve already done this for you!), then soaked in fresh running water for 10-12 hours.
Try to avoid high temperatures, as Anemone’s like the soil to be 12-15 degrees for optimum germination.
Anemones provide blooms 6-8cm across in a stunning display of reds, rose, lavender, blue, white, and much more, from early Winter to late Spring- they are highly valued as a cut flower.
Anemones (also known as Windflowers) are one of the best-bang-for-your-buck varieties. One of the easiest ways to add colour and beauty to your Spring garden. Simple to grow, and incredibly floriferous.
These tiny little Rhizomes pack a real punch! Anemones are fantastic planted in mass, and make a great cut flower. To prolong your display, they can be stagger planted.
For a full overview of how to plant Anemones visit our Gardeners Guide.