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Anemone Anemone nemorosa Robinsoniana
Named after William Robinson who found the variety in the grounds of Gravetye Manor in Sussex, Robinsoniana is an outstanding form bearing soft lavender blue flowers with golden anthers. Its foliage is dark green and tinged purple. After taking their name from the Ancient Greek word anemo meaning wind, Anemones are commonly referred to as the ‘Windflower’. Anemone nemerosa, or Wood Anemone, is a native of the British Isles and prefers a slightly more acidic soil compared to other anemones. The plant develops cylindrical rhizomatous root which should not be out of the ground for an extended period of time so we highly recommend that you plant the bulbs immediately upon receipt in a dampish soil. Robinsoniana will grow to a height of 10cm and will bloom from May, into to June in cooler areas.