The genus name is derived from the Greek "anemos", meaning wind. It contains bulbous herbs with green foliage and large flowers in dpring, summer and autumn.
Latin name: Anemone blanda "Blue Shades"
Plant in flower gardens, mixed arrangements and flowerpots.
Propagated by bulblets.
Very short plant with daisy-like, deep-blue to purple flowers in spring.
Grows in full sun and light soils.
In winter, cover plants with a protective vegetal layer (e.g straw).