Tony Russell, author of Gardens to Visit 2015, said he was surprised to see that the daffodil had been left out in the cold and that wood anemone
had made it into the top three.
A woodland garden with plants such as rhododendron, Pieris and azalea (acid soils only), spotted laurel, wood anemones
and plenty of bulbs and hardy ferns could be the solution.
Although there are more than 40 selections of wood anemone
listed, none of them quite surpasses the simple beauty of the species.
And they come hand in hand with a profusion of other wildflowers such as wood anemones
, ramsons and celandine, along with busy birds building nests and forming partnership bonds.
Plants such as rhododendron, pieris and azalea (acid soils only), wood anemones
, bulbs and ferns could be the solution.
Plant bluebells (Hyacinthoides non-scripta), wood anemone
(Anemone nemerosa), wood sorrel (Oxalis acetosella), early purple orchis (Orchis mascula), foxglove (digitalis purpurea) or ragged robin (Lychnis flos-cuculi).
Carol Klein, far right, explains why she can't get enough of the wood anemone
– a beloved wild flower.
It is known for spring displays of bluebell, ramsons, wood anemone
, yellow archangel and numerous other woodland flowers.
Turn a section of your lawn into a wildflower meadow, planting spring-flowering bulbs such as the snake's head fritillary and wildflowers such as the cowslip, ragged robin and wood anemone
Anemone nemorosa, the wood anemone
, is one of our most beloved wild flowers, occurring in huge numbers all over the British Isles in woodland and shady hedgerow.
Thewood anemone The wood anemone
is one of the most beautiful of our wild plants.
The wood anemone
is a barometer of the health of our woodlands because colonisation is painfully slow - just 6ft every century.
There's snowdrops now, and in the coming weeks wild daffodils, primroses, celandines, wood anemone
In addition, community planting days took place at Marden Quarry and Northumberland Park, where children and adults got hands-on planting native bluebell and wood anemone
bulbs to improve the biodiversity and aesthetics of the sites.
The land contains woodrush, sedge, wood anemone
, wood sorrel and bluebells under mature broad-leaved trees such as oak, birch, rowan, ash, beech and sweet chestnut with lime and yew on outcrops of limestone cliffs.