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Plant ID please?

FredTheFifthFredTheFifth South WalesPosts: 27
It has a beautiful pure white flower about 18" / 24" high. Apparently its difficult to move or remove - when you dig down there's just nothing there in terms of a root system.


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  • JennyJJennyJ DoncasterPosts: 7,701
    Japanese anemone? The most common white one is "Honorine Jobert".
  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 20,435
    Just what I was going to say!
    Dordogne and Norfolk
  • FredTheFifthFredTheFifth South WalesPosts: 27
    That's it, many thanks both.
    I couldn't get Chinese Poppy out of my head  :/
  • philippasmith2philippasmith2 Posts: 2,428
    Another popular one is White Swan - usually well behaved in most situations.
  • GardenerSuzeGardenerSuze I garden in South Notts on an improved clay soil Posts: 3,106
    I posted earlier today. The pink J Anemone Queen Charlotte is one to avoid. I have seen it go under a wall and through to the other side.
    I always find it strange that they are difficult to transplant becuse they seem so tough. I have had success by taking a piece with has a decent piece of root even if it is damaged. I have moved it straight to the new planting hole and watered well until established. If you dig up a small piece with little root, chances are it won't survive. Planting in a pot is also very hit and miss too.
    The most serious gardening I do would seem very strange to an onlooker,for it involves hours of walking round in circles,apparently doing nothing. Helen Dillon.
  • FredTheFifthFredTheFifth South WalesPosts: 27
    This one doesn't seem to be too much of a thug. Would it help with further identification if I post a picture of it in flower later?
  • GardenerSuzeGardenerSuze I garden in South Notts on an improved clay soil Posts: 3,106
    @FredTheFifth I think White Swan would be easy to ID but personally I don't know the difference between Whirlwind and Honorine Jobert.
    The most serious gardening I do would seem very strange to an onlooker,for it involves hours of walking round in circles,apparently doing nothing. Helen Dillon.
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