“Dreaming Swan” pinkish tinged, semi-double addition to the “Anemone Swan Series”. The large flowers are given pizazz by a center circle of yellow stamens, and the pretty violet/purple banding on the reverse of the sepals that like to nod when the sun goes down!
“Dreaming Swan” is a non invasive hybrid and very unique among herbaceous perennials with a early bloom start, continuous prolific flowering from late end of June late October, much longer than Japanese anemone hybrids.
Flowers: pink tinge fading to white with violet /purple banding on the back , 7-9 cm across open through the day, then flowers close to bells with a beautiful nodding habit in the evening and early morning. single to start then semi-double.
Blooming season: exceptionally long blooming period, mid June to mid October Note: this is a strong feature as summer blooming is unique to anemone’s
Zone: 4-8 the plant has been observed grown outdoors in Scotland since 2004 and proved to be perennial hardy to minus 10 degrees C (14 degrees F)
Mature Size: H40cm or 16″, a vigorous sterile perennial , flower size 9cm diameter
Care: average fertile soil, water consistent water need,good drainage is important, removal of spent flowers as it is such a heavy bloomer, adding some fertilizer from time to time is helpful.
Other features: Dreaming Swan is very well behaved hybrida type anemone, it stays where you put it and does not invade its neighbors as can happen with Japanese Anemones. In the south, dappled shade would be a good environment. *Critter Resistant, deer and rabbit! can be used for cut flower bouquets
Garden Style: Cottage, Eclectic, woodland shade, border plant, mass planting, specimen plant, focal point, patio garden, container planting
Inventor: Elizabeth and Alasdair MacGregor, bred in S/W Scotland
Plant Name: Anenome hybrid ‘Macane 004 uspp#27384’ “Dreaming Swan” unauthorized plant propagation prohibited
Availability: please contact Pride of Place Plants for information on where to purchase tissue culture plants or established plugs
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