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Japanese anemones

I bought 2 small Japanese anemones nearly a month ago. I planted them in a shady spot near a north-facing brick wall. I kept them well watered but suddenly they both shrivelled and died. We did have a cold spell early this month but not cold enough for frost. Can anyone tell me why this could have happened? Many thanks.



Lucky you. I have just spent the day pouring weedkiller on Japanese anemones. In this garden they are out and out thugs.
They do seem to prefer a bit of sun and it may well be that they have been too well watered. You never know, they are tough plants, they may well reappear.

23 May, 2010


I grow mine in a pot, so not so thuggish.

23 May, 2010


I managed to get a bit of weed killer on mine by accident last year and they disappeared. I was gutted and was going to buy another this year but hey presto, up they came again this year. So relieved.

24 May, 2010


Thanks - so maybe they will come back up again.

24 May, 2010


I'm sure they will Hackneyrobin, mine have survived the bad winter we had. Good luck!

24 May, 2010

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