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Anemone blanda 'Violet Star' (Winter windflower 'Violet Star')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.1m
Max height
0.1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Anemone blanda 'Violet Star'

Other names

Winter windflower 'Violet Star'

Genus

Anemone Anemone

Variety or Cultivar

'Violet Star' _ 'Violet Star' is a low-growing herbaceous perennial with dark-green, lobed leaves and violet daisy-like flowers with white centres in spring.


Anemone blanda 'Violet Star' is: Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming, Spreading

Toxicity

Eating may cause mild stomach upset, and skin contact may cause irritation.

Flower

Violet, White in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Leaf and bud eelworms , Slugs , Aphids , Caterpillars , Flea beetles Leaf and bud eelworms , Slugs , Aphids , Caterpillars , Flea beetles

Powdery mildew , Anemone (Plum) rust , Mosaic virus Powdery mildew , Anemone (Plum) rust , Mosaic virus

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Division


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Where to grow

Anemone blanda 'Violet Star' (Winter windflower 'Violet Star') will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Rock, Underplanting, Woodland

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained, humus-rich soil in sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Anemone blanda 'Violet Star'

Other names

Winter windflower 'Violet Star'

Genus

Anemone Anemone

Variety or Cultivar

'Violet Star' _ 'Violet Star' is a low-growing herbaceous perennial with dark-green, lobed leaves and violet daisy-like flowers with white centres in spring.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming, Spreading

Toxicity

Eating may cause mild stomach upset, and skin contact may cause irritation.


Colour

Flower

Violet, White in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Leaf and bud eelworms , Slugs , Aphids , Caterpillars , Flea beetles

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew , Anemone (Plum) rust , Mosaic virus

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Anemone blanda 'Violet Star' (Winter windflower 'Violet Star') will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Rock, Underplanting, Woodland

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained, humus-rich soil in sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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