This years Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year Award has been won by
Anemone hybrid Macane001 pp#23132 Wild Swan ,copf
The award has been given to a marvelous performing new perennial
plant. Not only does it exhibit a long flowering habit but is also an
exciting flower .
I am absolutely thrilled that Wild Swan has been voted plant of the
year , says Jim Gardener, Director of Horticulture at the Royal
Horticultural Society. This plant is going to be a great addition to
the border with its subtle shades and longevity of flowering.
Note: This Anemone hybrid is very unique among herbaceous perennials
with a female parent plant of rupicola, making it a larger and more
vigorous plant, continuous prolific flowering from mid June until mid
November, much longer than Japanese anemone hybrids.one.
Elizabeth and Alasdair McGregor, bred in S/W Scotland
Plants: This Anemone hybrid is very unique among herbaceous
perennials with a female parent plant of rupicola, making it a larger
and more vigorous plant, continuous prolific flowering from mid June
until mid November, much longer than Japanese anemone hybrids.
Large pure white faced flowers, a circle of crisp chartreuse yellow
stamens, with rich bluish-violet banding on the reverse of the sepals.
The flowers are held well above the foliage, having a nodding habit in
the early morning and evening, showing off the attractive blue
Color: white/bluish violet flowers
Blooming season: mid June to mid November
Zone: 5-8 the plant has been observed grown outdoors in Scotland
since 2004 and proved to be perennial hardy to minus 10 degrees C (14
Mature Size: H 60cm, a vigorous sterile spreading perennial ,
flower size 9cm diameter
Care: grow in sandy-loam soil with good drainage, normal
rainfall. The occasional removal of spent flower stems will keep it
tidy. Through a 6 week drought in Scotland without watering, this
anemone continued flowering and recovered quickly to normal levels with
Anemone hybrid Macane001 pp#23132
Wild Swan ,
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