ORNAMENTAL PLANTS OF HORTICULTURE VALUE
Selection of perennials
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
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
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
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.