Anemone narcissiflora subsp. crinita

Anemone narcissiflora subsp. crinita

Narcissus anemone

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Anemone narcissiflora subsp. crinita
  • Common name: Narcissus anemone
  • Family: Ranunculaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial, Deciduous
Flower colour:

White

Foliage colour:

Green

The narcissus anemone, Anemone narcissiflora subsp. crinita, is grown predominantly for its gorgeous flowers that open in late spring and early summer. Each bloom consists of a collar of white sepals, surrounding a centre of golden-yellow sepals.

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In its native Siberia and Mongolia, this species grows on sunny alpine meadows, grassy mountainsides and forest margins. In the garden it will thrive in a relatively cool spot with other alpine perennials – they reputedly perform particularly well in coastal gardens.

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For best results, grow Anemone narcissiflora subsp. crinita in full sun or partial shade in moist, well-drained soil. Collect the seeds as soon as they’re ripe in late summer, and sow straight away. Look out for germination the following spring.

How to grow Anemone narcissiflora

  • Plant size

    40cm height

    45cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, east facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Acidic / chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow
Sow

Do not Sow in January

Do not Sow in February

Do not Sow in March

Do not Sow in April

Do not Sow in May

Do not Sow in June

Do Sow in July

Do Sow in August

Do not Sow in September

Do not Sow in October

Do not Sow in November

Do not Sow in December

Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do Plant in March

Do Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do not Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do Plant in October

Do Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do not Divide in March

Do not Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do Divide in July

Do Divide in August

Do not Divide in September

Do not Divide in October

Do not Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Collect seeds
Collect seeds

Do not Collect seeds in January

Do not Collect seeds in February

Do not Collect seeds in March

Do not Collect seeds in April

Do not Collect seeds in May

Do not Collect seeds in June

Do Collect seeds in July

Do Collect seeds in August

Do not Collect seeds in September

Do not Collect seeds in October

Do not Collect seeds in November

Do not Collect seeds in December

Anemone narcissiflora and wildlife

Anemone narcissiflora is known for attracting bees and other pollinators. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Attractive to Other pollinators

Is Anemone narcissiflora poisonous?

Anemone narcissiflora has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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