Anemone flower form; large, opens carmine-violet, the color more pronounce and deeper in cooler climates. Broad guard petals surround a large cluster of narrow, acutely pointed petalodes and staminodes, makes a low profile flower of unique form and striking presentation. Excellent plant habit, vigorous, dependable and prolific bloom on a large, tall bush. Strong stems, generously furnished with deep green foliage, hold flowers above the canopy. Attractive qualities and reliable performance make it a fine choice for the perennial border and floral arrangements. This historic variety is rarely offered.
Awards, Best Use & Distinctions
Rare variety; Historic variety; general garden and landscape use; perennial border; cut flower garden; deer resistant.
Basic Growing Requirements
Full Sun. Water as needed, sensitive to overwatering and waterlog conditions. Soil pH 6.5-7. Fertile, well-draining soil.
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