Anemone blanda 'White Splendour'

Family - Ranunculaceae
Category - Perennial, bulb
Season of Interest - Spring
Hardiness - H6
Height - up to 15cm
Width - up to 15cm
Location - The White Garden

Description: A low-growing, tuberous Perennial with a clump-forming habit. Dark green Basal Leaves are ternate and have glabrous undersides. Saucer-shaped, daisy-like flowers with many petals (tepals) are white and flushed pink on the backs. At the centre of each Bloom is a showy cluster of golden stamens. The Blooms are held singly atop upright stems and produced in early to mid-spring (occasionally earlier in a mild winter).

Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

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Saucer-shaped flowers are pure white with many tepals. The backs of the tepals are often flushed with pale pink. At the centre of each bloom is a cluster of golden stamens. The flowers are held singly atop upright stems and produced in March and April, possibly earlier in a mild winter.

Flower colour: White

Flower shape: Saucer-shaped flowers held singly

Flowering time: March, April


Dark green, ternate leaves with lobed leaflets are glabrous on the undersides. The leaves are held at the base of the plant.

Foliage Senescence: Deciduous

Foliage Shape: Ternate, 3-Palmate

Poison Information:

Potential skin irritant, and will cause discomfort if ingested.

Contact with sap may cause skin irritation. Ingestion will cause discomfort.




Best in full sun to partial shade in fertile, well-drained soil. Plant the tubers in autumn.