Anemone (Lily of the Fields) Seeds of the Holy Land
Packet of seeds to grow this beautiful protected wildflower of Israel at home. The Lily of the Fields have vivid red flowers that bloom in the late winter and spring.
Item # : HE040
Packet of Anemone (Lily of the Fields) Seeds
Each purchase of Seeds from the Holy Land supports local farmers working the Land of Israel.
Anemones are a beautiful wild flower that grow throughout the Mediterranean region as they have since the time of the bible where they are referred to as “The Lily of the field”. One of the most eye-catching spring bloomers, anemones one of our favorites. It is a widespread herbaceous perennial plant growing to 20-40 cm tall.
Flowering Period: January, February, March, April
How to Grow Anemone Plants
Anemones are easy to grow. They grow best in full to partial sun. While plants will grow well in a variety of soils, they are most productive in rich, loam soils. The soil should drain well. Mix in plenty compost and well rotted manure prior to planting if possible. Mulch around the plants will help retain moisture and keep weeds down. Water plants thoroughly. Allow the soil to dry between watering. Fertilize monthly with a general purpose fertilizer.
Once your Anemones are established, they will grow well and bloom spring. Deadhead spent blooms to promote more flowers. The plant sends energy to the roots for next season's growth and blooms. After the current blooming period is over, allow plants to grow until they die off naturally.
While most people grow Anemone as a flower, it is actually classified as a medicinal herb. While anemones are poisonous, it has been used for a variety of medicinal applications. They include treatment for eyes, swelling, itches and rashes, tuberculosis, and bone fractures, to name a few.
“And why are you worried about clothing? Observe how the lilies of the field grow; they do not toil nor do they spin, yet I say to you that not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one of these.” Matthew 6:28-29