Definition of Japanese anemone in English:

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Japanese anemone

noun

An autumn-flowering anemone with large pink or white flowers. It is native to China and naturalized in Japan, and several cultivars have been developed.
  • Anemone hupehensis variety japonica, family Ranunculaceae.
Example sentences
  • Snow-white peonies come into bloom in May, and pale daylilies, white liatris, and white Japanese anemones take turns through the summer and fall.
  • Further on in the season, pink Japanese anemones will colonise an area that suits them, ie. somewhere sunny but moist.
  • Growing with the linaria is a pink Japanese anemone, also self-seeded or perhaps mistakenly imported with another plant.

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