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Anemone tomentosa 'Robustissima' (Grape-leaf anemone)

Anemone tomentosa 'Robustissima' Photo/Illustration: Jennifer Benner

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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Anemone tomentosa 'Robustissima' ah-NEM-oh-nee toe-men-TOE-sah Common Name: Grape-leaf anemone Genus: Anemone
This anemone grows 24 to 32 inches tall with single, light violet-pink flowers. It's an extremely robust and vigorous plant that is best suited to naturalizing. It will overwhelm other plants and may become a nuisance in a bed.
Noteworthy characteristics: Can be weedy or invasive.
Care: Moist, fertile, humusy soil in sun or partial shade. May need support.
Propagation:

 Divide in early spring or after flowering; pot up for a year and replant in spring. Take root cuttings in spring. Sow seed in containers in a cold frame when ripe, but germination may be erratic and lengthy.


Problems:

 Caterpillars, slugs, flea beetles. Synchytrium leaf gall, downy mildew, leaf and stem smut, Septoria leaf spot, powdery mildew, and rust are all very common to Anemones, and viruses may also occur.


Height 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit Clumps
Growth Pace Invasive/Aggressive Grower;Moderate Grower
Light Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture Medium Moisture
Maintenance Low
Characteristics Showy Flowers
Bloom Time Early Fall; Fall; Late Summer; Summer
Flower Color Pink Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Naturalizing
Style Cottage Garden, Woodland Garden
Seasonal Interest Summer Interest, Fall Interest
Type Perennials

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