Anemone x hybrida ‘Honorine Jobert’

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Common name is windflower;  Herbaceous perennial; Family Ranunculaceae

Flowers are Showy and use as Cut Flower

‘Honorine Jobert’ is a vigorous, fibrous-rooted, mounding, compact Japanese anemone hybrid cultivar which typically grows to 3-4′ tall and spreads by creeping rhizomes. Single flowers [2-3″ diameter] with 6-9 overlapping white petaloid sepals and yellow center stamens appear on long, wiry-but-graceful, branching stems over an attractive foliage mound of trifoliate dark green leaves. Lengthy August to September bloom period. Japanese anemone cultivars are commonly sold as Anemone x hybrida orAnemone japonica. ‘Honorine Jobert’ is an old garden hybrid discovered in Verdun, France in 1858. Synonymous with A. x hybrida ‘Alba’.

Photo: Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta, Georgia, USA  [20130913]

Source: Missouri Botanical Garden

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