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Anemone x hybrida 'Prince Henry'

 
Anemone x hybrida 'Prince Henry'
Japanese windflower
A flurry of pure white seedheads from 'Prince Henry', shedding their woolly fluffs in the autumn wind
Anemone x hybrida 'Prince Henry'
those fluffs, a little closer up

Common name Japanese windflower
Family ranunculaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z4)
Flowers pink (late summer-fall)
Size 4'
Light sun-part shade

Pink upright-growing cultivar of Japanese anemone. We acquired our specimen after years of growing the white 'Andrea Atkinson'. The pink is a nice change of pace (I still like the white forms a lot too!). Online photos of 'Prince Henry' tend to feature flowers that are much fuller, so I'm not entirely sure if our plant is correctly named. To be honest, I think I like the plainer, flatter appearance of ours better. And it certainly puts on an explosive flower show in the late garden.

Japanese windflower
Growing ever bigger, it gets impressively backlit by late-afternoon sun in mid-September

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: side garden

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