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Japanese Anemone

This delicate-looking perennial is a reliable late-summer to mid-Autumn bloomer, producing masses of dainty white to pink to rose blooms rising above attractively lobed medium green foliage. Flowers may be single, double, or semi-double.

The term Japanese anemone is misleading, it is actually a native of Hupeh province in eastern China, but it was grown in Japanese gardens for centuries, hence the confusion.
Robert Fortune (1812-1880) introduced it into Europe in 1844, having apparently discovered it running between the tombstones in a Shanghai graveyard.
This one was spotted growing in a garden in Ramsgate, Kent


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16 comments

Marie-claire Gallet said:

Marvelous delicate flower in pink !!!!!!!!! Enjoy your day, John !
13 days ago

Ruth said:

Thank you for posting your wonderful image to:
Splendeurs De La Nature
13 days ago

Ruth said:

It’s a wonderful shot of this pretty flower John.
13 days ago

Jaap van 't Veen said:

Beautiful close-up with lovely colours.
13 days ago ( translate )

neira-Dan said:

très beau portrait !!
13 days ago ( translate )

Rosalyn Hilborne said:

Well taken John. I have lots in my garden and love to see them each year.
13 days ago

J.Garcia said:

Wonderful flower to announce the end of summer.
Like a wonderful farewell without sadness
Sublime, John
13 days ago

Nicole Merdrignac said:

Superbe. Nicole.
13 days ago ( translate )

Jean said:

A beautiful image of this lovely flower. I have some in my garden which doesn't always flower so I'm extra pleased when it does.
12 days ago

Karen's Place said:

So gorgeous, John!
12 days ago

tiabunna said:

Beautifully taken, John.
12 days ago

Schussentäler said:

eine wunderschöne Anemone
11 days ago ( translate )

William Sutherland said:

Beautiful capture! Stay well!

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11 days ago

Reyk said:

Fabulous image
8 days ago ( translate )

Misou 49 said:

Superbe fleur et photo !
7 days ago ( translate )