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Anemone x hybrida 'Whirlwind' (Japanese anemone 'Whirlwind')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Anemone x hybrida 'Whirlwind'

Other names

Japanese anemone 'Whirlwind'

Genus

Anemone Anemone

Variety or Cultivar

'Whirlwind' _ 'Whirlwind' is one of the most beautiful plants for late summer and early autumn. This Japanese anemone makes clumps of large, dark, divided, vine-line leaves and pure white flowers with contrasting yellow stamens.


Anemone x hybrida 'Whirlwind' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

Toxicity

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

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White in Summer; White in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Caterpillars , Slugs Caterpillars , Slugs

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Cut back in late autumn


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Where to grow

Anemone x hybrida 'Whirlwind' (Japanese anemone 'Whirlwind') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Will grow in any garden soil. It dislikes winter wet, and being moved around. Will spread rapidly once established.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

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

Botanical name

Anemone x hybrida 'Whirlwind'

Other names

Japanese anemone 'Whirlwind'

Genus

Anemone Anemone

Variety or Cultivar

'Whirlwind' _ 'Whirlwind' is one of the most beautiful plants for late summer and early autumn. This Japanese anemone makes clumps of large, dark, divided, vine-line leaves and pure white flowers with contrasting yellow stamens.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

Toxicity

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

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White in Summer; White in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Caterpillars , Slugs

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Cut back in late autumn


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Anemone x hybrida 'Whirlwind' (Japanese anemone 'Whirlwind') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Will grow in any garden soil. It dislikes winter wet, and being moved around. Will spread rapidly once established.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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