February 1, 2023
Anemone coronaria, 'Mona Lisa® Wine White Bicolor'

Anemone coronaria, 'Mona Lisa® Wine White Bicolor'

Anemone coronaria ‘Mona Lisa® Wine White Bicolor’ is a hybrid of Anemone coronaria also known as Poppy Anemone, Spanish Marigold, or Windflower. The botanical name means crown anemone which refers to the central dark crown in each flower. It is part of the Ranunculaceae family of plants.

Anemone coronaria, 'Mona Lisa® Wine White Bicolor'
Anemone coronaria ‘Mona Lisa® Wine White Bicolor’

Anemone is originally native to the Mediterranean region. Anemone coronaria ‘Mona Lisa® Wine White Bicolor’ can grow to 46cm or 18in. It’s a tuberous herbaceous perennial. The tubers are dark and hard.

Anemone coronaria ‘Mona Lisa® Wine White Bicolor’ has a basal rosette of deeply lobed leaves. It flowers in autumn or spring. Usually, flowers between October to April, depending on your climate. Flowers are usually on a single stem with some leaves just below the flower. Anemone coronaria ‘Mona Lisa® Wine White Bicolor’ flowers have about 5 to 8 petals and they are bicolor a mixture of deep red wine color and white, almost appearing as each petal or flower was painted with a brush. It has tightly packed pistils in the center of the flower with a ring of stamens.

Anemones produce a lot of seeds. Each flower can produce up to 300 seeds. Plant the tubers after soaking them in water and plant them 5cm or 2in deep. Plant them in average, moist soil but well-drained and place them in the sun. Anemone coronaria ‘Mona Lisa® Wine White Bicolor’ makes a good cut flower that can last up to 7 days in a vase.

Anemone coronaria, 'Mona Lisa® Wine White Bicolor'
Anemone coronaria ‘Mona Lisa® Wine White Bicolor’

3 thoughts on “Anemone coronaria, ‘Mona Lisa® Wine, White Bicolor’

    1. Hi Kim, Thanks for your question. It really depends on your location, I have seen it at Armstrong Garden Centers in Southern California. But if you are located elsewhere and cannot find it on the internet then I would suggest actually asking local nurseries if they can get it for you.
      Best,
      Dino

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *