Scientific Name: Anemone coronaria
Common Name: Windflower
Cultivation Type: Greenhouse, High Tunnel
Planting Density: 22 to 44 plants/sq. meter (2 to 4 plants/sq. foot).
Flower Color (primary): Mixture
Foliage Color: Medium Green
The large, bright blooms of Mona Lisa Anemone are a masterpiece in any bouquet. Mona Lisa varieties produce up to 18 flowers per plant and are best grown cool without the need for supplemental light. Low temperatures (8 to 12°C/46 to 54°F) promote optimum stem length.
Reformulated for a better balance of all colours in the series, it now includes the recently improved Deep Blue and Orchid Shades, as well as Pink, Red Bicolor, Scarlet Eye, White and Wine White Bicolor.
Stem Length: 46cm (18")
Bloom Size: 10 - 11cm (4.00 - 4.50")
Harvest Recommendation: Harvest when flower buds are fully coloured and about 30-40% open/cupped stage. Avoid harvesting fully open flowers with pollen shed.
Post-Harvest Recommendation: Avoid ethylene exposure; an ethylene-inhibiting treatment is recommended. Hydrate and store in cooler at 1-3°C (34-38°F) in commercial floral solution at recommended rates.
Vase Life Recommendation: 5-7 days