|The Anemone Hepatica delights
in a loamy soil, and in an eastern position where it may have only the
morning sun. The single sorts are easily raised from seed; the double,
increased by parting the roots, which ought to be done in March when
are in bloom. If you are parting them from roots, keep in mind that
should not be divided into very small heads.
Anemone Hepatica flower
soon after the winter Hellebore, and making their pride appear in
are the more welcome early guests.
beautiful flower is
usually found wild in its single state, with red, blue, and white
in the woods and shady mountains of Sweden, Germany, and Italy; the red
variety with double flowers is the one most commonly cultivated in our
gardens; the double blue is also not unfrequent; the single white is
common; and the double white are very rare, yet they may exist
but usually they are produced from seed. They are also some white
with red threads or stamina.
if often removed and parted, are apt to die, but left undisturbed for
years, they will thrive exceedingly, and become very large roots.