By: Garden Gate staff
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Get more flowers!
Are your Grecian windflowers (Anemone blanda) always missing come spring? To get lots of the white, pink, mauve, blue or magenta blooms, there’s a secret for success when you’re planting tubers in fall…
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A good drink
Soak them in warm water overnight first! This way, they’re rehydrated before they go in the ground. See the size difference between the wet and dry tubers on the left? Without a good soaking, they won’t get the moisture they need to kick start them out of dormancy.
If you can’t tell top from bottom on Grecian windflowers’ squat tubers, it doesn’t matter; they’ll still grow.