Anemone
Anemone 'Wild Swan'

Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Anemone (uh-NEM-oh-nee) (Info)
Cultivar: Wild Swan
Additional cultivar information:(PP23132, aka MACANE001)
Hybridized by MacGregor
Registered or introduced: 2011

Category:

Perennials

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Blue-Violet

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Deciduous

Herbaceous

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Bothell, Washington

Lake Stevens, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Dec 8, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

Single white 2-3" flowers banded with blue-violet on the reverse. The flowers close partially to become gracefully nodding bells in the evening and early morning. As with many white flowers, its tepals brown as it fades and demand deadheading for best appearance. Said to bloom repeatedly from May/June till frost. Good vase life.

This won the 2011 Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year award.

Unlike the Japanese anemones, this is a clump-former and does not run. The flowers are sterile and will not self-sow. For best performance, it needs rich well-drained soil and consistent moisture, and prefers partial or dappled shade. Intolerant of drought.

According to the patent application, the seed parent was A. rupicola and the pollen parent could have b... read more