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ORNAMENTAL PLANTS OF HORTICULTURE VALUE

Selection of perennials

Anemonastrum Holub
Anemonastrum
Ranunculaceae

Species of this genus have been referred to Anemone by previous authors and occur throughout Eurasia, of which 13 species in the FSU.

A. crinitum (Juz.) Holub (syn. Anemone crinita Juz.)

Siberia (in mountains in its southern border) and northern Mongolia. Meadows, forest edges, grassy slopes.

Taproot long branched at the top. Flowering stem 40-60 cm, robust, erect. Basal leaves long petiolate, light green, woolly-pubescent dissected into 3 to 5 segments; involucral leaves large, dissected into many segments. Umbel-like inflorescence (cyme) of 5 to 10 large white flowers 4-5 cm diam. V - April to October. Fl - mid-spring. Fr - August - September. P - by seed. Flowers in the third year after sowing. Does well in partial shade. Very cold-resistant. Z 3. New.

Also of horticultural interest are closely related species.

A. fasciculatum (L.) Holub. (syn. Anemone fasciculata L.)

Caucasus. Alpine and subalpine meadows, cliffs.

Flowering stems 15-50 cm, robust. Leaves 5-dissected, dense pubescent. Flowers in umbel, numerous, large (4 cm in diam.), white or pink. Z 4. New.

A. biarmiense (Juz.) Holub. (syn. Anemone biarmiensis Juz.)

Ural Mountains. Meadows, rocky places.

Differs by smaller flowers (1.8-3.0 cm in diam.), flowering stem 15-65 cm. Leaves 3-dissected. Z 4 (3). New.

A. protractum (Ulbr.) Holub. [syn. Anemone protracta (Ulbr.) Juz.]

Central Asia. Mountain meadows, rocky places.

Flowering stem 7-60 cm. Flowers 2-4 cm in diam. Leaves 3-dissected. Z 4 (3). New.

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