Japanese Anenome - Anemone hupehensis x vitifolia = A. x hybrida

    Description

    A vigorous, erect, woody-based plant with suckering shoots and mid-green leaves with three oval leaflets. Branched stems bear sprays of pale pink flowers to 9cm across.

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    Habitat

    Usually found as an escape from cultivation and often near to habitation.

    When to see it

    Flowering from late summer to mid-autumn.

    Life History

    Perennial.

    UK Status

    Widespread but occasional in Britain as a plant surviving in the wild.

    VC55 Status

    Rare in the wild in Leicestershire and Rutland. It was not recorded in the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map