Frequently Asked Questions
|🚚 Shipping Starts:||Shipping has started!|
|📦 Quantity per Package:||10 Bulbs|
|☀️ Light Required:||Full Sun / Partial Shade|
|🌸 Blooming Period:||Mid Spring|
|🌱 Bulb Size:||7/8|
|↔ Planting Distance:||2"|
|↕ Planting Depth:||1"|
|📍 Hardiness Zone:||Zone 5-9|
|🦌 Deer Resistant:||Yes|
Planting Anemone Mr. Fokker bulbs, also known as Anemone coronaria or windflowers, is a simple process that rewards you with stunning, deep purple-blue flowers in the spring. To ensure optimal growth, select a well-drained, fertile location with full sun or partial shade. Prepare the soil by loosening it and mixing it in compost or well-rotted manure.
Soak the bulbs (technically corms) in lukewarm water for a few hours to help with germination. Plant the bulbs about 1-2 inches deep and 2-3 inches apart, with the pointed end facing upwards. Water them thoroughly after planting and maintain consistent moisture throughout the growing season. Adding a layer of mulch can help conserve moisture and suppress weeds.
The optimal time to plant Anemone Mr. Fokker bulbs is during the fall or early spring. Fall planting is ideal in milder climates, as it allows the bulbs to establish their root systems and prepares them for a vibrant display of blooms in the following spring.
In colder climates, it's better to plant the bulbs in late spring once the ground has thawed and the threat of frost has passed. Anemones are hardy in hardiness zones 5-9, but not in colder climates.
So actually it is a personal preference, because you can plant Anemones a few times in the year and they will bloom within a few months after planting.
Anemone Mr. Fokker bulbs typically take around 2-3 months to bloom after planting. The exact time depends on factors such as soil, climate, and planting conditions. Ensure the bulbs receive proper care, including well-drained soil, adequate sunlight, and consistent moisture.
If you plant the bulbs in the fall, they will bloom in early spring, providing a burst of rich purple-blue color to your garden. Follow our steps on how to plant and care for your Anemones and you’ll have a gorgeous display of flowers.
Anemone Mr. Fokker bulbs and plants are considered deer resistant, making them a popular choice for gardeners who struggle with deer browsing in their gardens. While no plant is entirely deer-proof, Anemone Mr. Fokker's mildly toxic properties tend to deter deer from eating them.
Additionally, their bright, showy flowers and attractive fern-like foliage provide a valuable ornamental element to any landscape. For optimal deer resistance, combine Anemone Mr. Fokker with other deer-resistant plants in your garden design.