Blooming Flower Chat

Anemone hupehensis ‘September Charm’

has beautiful rose-pink flowers that are suspended above the foliage and seem to dance in the wind, giving it the common name “Windflower”. Easily grown in average soil in full sun or part shade, Anemone’s blooms appear from late summer to fall and are attractive to bees. The branching stems of poppy-like flowers are superb for cutting. Plants prefer a rich, moist site, spreading to form a large patch. ‘September Charm’ features single, rose-pink flowers, each petal darker on the backside. Use a winter mulch in colder regions, particularly if planting in the fall. Easily divided in early spring.

Japanese Windflower Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Deadhead for a tidy look and to encourage blooms. Slower grower and not as tall as other cultivars. Plant with spring bulbs.

Characteristics & Attributes for Anemone hupehensis ‘September Charm’

Exposure: Sun and partial shade, Soil moisture preference: average, Season of interest (flowering) Fall and end of Summer, Growth Habit: Spreading, Height: 90cm, Attributes: mass planting, rock garden, border or bed, cut flower.

Great Companion Plants for Anemone hupehensis ‘September Charm’:

Hosta tardiana ‘Halcyon’, Heuchera micrantha ‘Palace Purple’, Heuchera villosa ‘Plum Pudding’, Hosta plantaginea ‘Invincible’, Grass, Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Hameln’, Aster novae-angliae ‘Purple Dome’, Hemerocallis ‘Purple de Oro’, Geranium sanguineum ‘Album’)

All in all a beautiful plant to have in large groups in the garden.

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