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Anemone 'Wild Swan' (Anemone 'Wild Swan')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.45m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Anemone 'Wild Swan'

Other names

Anemone 'Wild Swan', Japanese anemone 'Wild Swan', Anemone 'Macane001'

Genus

Anemone Anemone

Variety or Cultivar

'Wild Swan' _ 'Wild Swan' is an upright, clump-forming, spreading, herbaceous perennial bearing palmate, dark green leaves with ovate, toothed leaflets and, from late spring to mid-autumn, erect, branching stems bearing single, white flowers, purple to blue on the reverse.


Anemone 'Wild Swan' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Upright

Toxicity

Eating can cause stomach upset and contact with skin can cause mild irritation.

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer; White in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Caterpillars , Slugs Caterpillars , Slugs

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Cut faded flowers stalks in late autumn. Remove faded or dead foliage in spring.

Propagation methods

Division, Root cuttings


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Where to grow

Anemone 'Wild Swan' (Anemone 'Wild Swan') will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Underplanting, Wildflower

Cultivation

Prefers moist, fertile, humus-rich soil in full sun or partial shade but will grow in most garden soils. Dislikes winter wet and being moved. May spread rapidly once established.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

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

Botanical name

Anemone 'Wild Swan'

Other names

Anemone 'Wild Swan', Japanese anemone 'Wild Swan', Anemone 'Macane001'

Genus

Anemone Anemone

Variety or Cultivar

'Wild Swan' _ 'Wild Swan' is an upright, clump-forming, spreading, herbaceous perennial bearing palmate, dark green leaves with ovate, toothed leaflets and, from late spring to mid-autumn, erect, branching stems bearing single, white flowers, purple to blue on the reverse.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Upright

Toxicity

Eating can cause stomach upset and contact with skin can cause mild irritation.


Colour

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer; White in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Caterpillars , Slugs

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Cut faded flowers stalks in late autumn. Remove faded or dead foliage in spring.

Propagation methods

Division, Root cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Anemone 'Wild Swan' (Anemone 'Wild Swan') will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Underplanting, Wildflower

Cultivation

Prefers moist, fertile, humus-rich soil in full sun or partial shade but will grow in most garden soils. Dislikes winter wet and being moved. May spread rapidly once established.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

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 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

Defra's Risk register #1

Plant name

Anemone 'Wild Swan' (Anemone 'Wild Swan')

Common pest name

Scientific pest name

Tomato yellow ring virus

Type

Virus or Viroid

Current status in UK

Absent

Likelihood to spread to UK (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

4

Impact (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

3

General biosecurity comments

Virus with a broad host range; but found most commonly on tomato. Detected in Europe for the first time in 2013/14; on tomato plants in Poland.

About this section

Our plants are under greater threat than ever before. There is increasing movement of plants and other material traded from an increasing variety of sources. This increases the chances of exotic pests arriving with imported goods and travellers, as well as by natural means. Shoot is working with Defra to help members to do their part in preventing the introduction and spread of invasive risks.

Traveling or importing plants? Please read "Don't risk it" advice here

Suspected outbreak? Click here for contact details to report to the relevant authority.

Date updated: 7th March 2019 For more information visit: https://planthealthportal.defra.gov.uk/

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