Garden flowers

Anthémis: beautiful and generous


The anhemis, a marvelous perennial with daisy flowers, offers a beautiful bloom from spring to fall.

In summary, what you need to know:

Last name : Anthemis
Family : Asteraceae
Type : Perennial

Height
: 1 m
Exposure : Sunny
Ground : Ordinary

Foliage
: Persistent -Flowering : May to October

Enjoy these little flowers that adapt so well to our climates.

Planting the anhemis

At spring in a sheltered and sunny place. The anhemis require rich, well-drained soil because they fear that their roots will stagnate in water.

The Anthemis fearing frost winter, it will therefore have to be planted in a pot if the temperature drops permanently below 5 °.

In this case, return the pots in November to a dry and cool place and only take them out in the spring.

  • Multiplication by cuttings is very easy on this perennial. To be done at spring or at the end of summer.

Caring for the anhemis

Remove faded flowers as you go to encourage the appearance of new flowers.

Give it a round shape in early spring by slightly pruning the plant (about 1/3 the height of the stems).

Store anthemis in winter

This plant is frost and therefore will not withstand frost for long.

Anthemis in pots:

If you know it preserved in jar, you just have to put it in a place sheltered from frost and continue to water them lightly once or twice a month.

Anthemis in soil:

In earth, you will keep them From one year to another if it doesn't freeze not in your area.

If he freezes in your area, cut all the stems short enough and put a good mulching several centimeters on the tuft.

To know about the anthem

Sometimes confused with the daisy, the anhemis gives you a very beautiful bloom from spring until fall. She is part of the same family as the asters.

Relatively sensitive to cold, this is perhaps the only downside that can be found.

If you fear the cold and your plant is in the ground, put a mulching for winter and possibly cover it with a wintering veil.

If you have the option of bringing your plant to a cool place where it cannot freeze, do so.

Smart tip about anhemis

The anhemis is very comfortable in a pot and the result is often very successful.


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