Magnificent is the only way to describe the Meron Bordeaux Anemone. The velvety, dark purple petals surround a bright, purple eye. This easy to grow plant attracts butterflies. Anemone are popular cut flowers, and Meron Bordeaux looks lovely in your fresh cut flower bouquets.
Plant Meron Bordeaux Anemone with The Bride Anemone for a dramatic contrast. Meron Bordeaux Anemone is part of the Poppy Flowering group of Anemone. They make bright and cheery cut flowers, and are best grown in areas that do not get below 20 degrees in winter.
When to plant Anemone?
Plant Anemone in early to mid-fall.
How to plant Anemone bulbs?
Soak the anemone bulbs in tepid water overnight prior to planting. Plant Anemone bulbs 1-1.5" deep. If you are unable to determine which side of the bulb is facing up lay the Anemone bulbs on their side and they will straighten themselves out.
Where to plant Anemone bulbs?
The ideal planting location is one with loose soil that has plenty of organic matter. Plant in a location that receives full sun in spring but is shaded in summer, to keep the bulbs cool. A location that is shaded by leaves of trees or shrubs in summer will be ideal. Meron Bordeaux Anemone are winter hardy in zones 7-9.