Anemone x lesseri

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Anemone x lesseri H.R.Wehrh.

Ranunculaceae

Life form: perennial
Usage: ornamental plant

Exposure: sun - Exposure: half shade   3

Moisture: moderately moist

Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam

Arrangement: basal
Leaves: decidious

Shape: elliptic

Division: digitate

Shape: many-stellate
Fruit: nutlet

63D / e981ab 

Inflorescence: solitary

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: clump-forming

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Ranunculopsida
Subclassis:
Ranunculidae
Superordo:
Ranunculanae
Ordo:
Ranunculales

Anemone x lesseri is a perennial.

Naming

Taxonomy

Anemone x lesseri is a species in the genus Anemone which contains approximately 204 to 289 species and belongs to the family of the Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family). The type species of the genus is Anemone coronaria.

Characteristics

Growth

The perennials have a clumpforming habit and reach heights of 35 to 40 centimetres.

Leaves

Anemone x lesseri is deciduous. The dark-green, digitate leaves are basal. The leaflets are elliptic and have sinuate margins. The leaves are around 20 to 30 centimetres large and have a glabrous surface.

Flowers and Fruits

Anemone x lesseri produces solitary pink many-stellate flowers from May to June.

The perennials produce nutlets.

Root System

Distribution

Anemone x lesseri is native to : garden origin.

Cultivation

The perennials prefer a sunny to half-shady situation on moderately moist soil. The substrate should be sandy-loamy or gritty-loamy soil. They tolerate temperatures down to -40°C (USDA zone 3).

Classification after Prof. Dr. Sieber

  • woods (soil usually rich in organic material)

Uses

The perennials are best planted in groups of 3 to 5. Suited for rockeries.

Maintenance and Propagation

The plants usually require only a moderate amount of maintenance.


Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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