Week 37 – September 15, 2019

Plant Information

Mona Lisa® Deep Blue Improved Anemone

New variety!
Growing Information:
Culture Guidelines
Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Anemone coronaria

Common Name: Windflower

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Blooming Season: Early Spring, Autumn

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Height: 10 - 18" (25 - 46cm)

Width: 6" (15cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun

General Information: Large flowers with sturdy stems make it a great cool season cut flower.

Grower Information:

Planting density: 2 to 4 plants/ft.2 (22 to 44 plants/m2)
Best for: Greenhouse, high tunnel

Plug crop time: 8 weeks
Transplant to finish: 12 weeks

  • A masterpiece among anemones: Mona Lisa puts out up to 18 flowers per plant…flowers under lower Winter light levels…doesn’t need staking, netting or disbudding. 
  • 4 to 4.5-in./10 to 12-cm blooms top sturdy 18-in./45-cm stems that are ideal for cutting and design work. 
  • Well-suited for young plant production from March to April sowing. 
  • Low temperatures (46 to 54°F/8 to 12°C) promote optimum stem length for cut flower production.

Offers improved germination for more reliable supply. More uniform hybrid than the original for improved efficiencies in cut flower production.

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