Anemone 'Honorine Jobert' is an easy to grow, elegant, 3-4' tall and 2-3' wide perennial. Big white flowers with yellow centers in August-September, are great as cut flowers.
Forms slowly creeping mounds, leave some room around it. Half shade, light shade or dappled shade are optimum (up to full shade, but with less flowers).
Medium to moist soil, preferably organic rich, but it's adaptable. Can handle short term droughts, avoid waterlogged soils. In cooler areas can grow in full sun with adequate moisture.
Hardiness zones 4-8, but performs much best in zones 4-6/7.
'Honorine Jobert' attracts butterflies in the fall.
Plants are rabbit resistant, but it was reported to be browsed by the deer - especially where deer is overpopulated! Otherwise it is very tough plant, since it's established it is also very long lived plant, that becomes stronger and more beautiful with every year.
It was elected by Perennial Plant of the year 2016 (announced by Perennial Plant Association).
Perfect companion to Hosta, Astilbe, Brunnera or any medium to big half shade and shade loving perennials, or shrubs like Hydrangea. Excellent fall bloomer for perennial borders, cottage gardens, woodland gardens or naturalization.
Looks the best in bigger clumps or masses.
Anemone 'Honorine Jobert' is an old garden hybrid discovered in Verdun, France in 1858.
Pot size : square 3.5" x 4" deep perennial pot
Picture copyright : US Perennials nursery