This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring. Position: full sun or partial shade; Soil: well-drained, humus-rich soil; Rate of growth: fast-growing; Flowering period: March to April; Hardiness: fully hardy From March-April, intense blue daisy-like flowers appear, set above delicate ferny foliage. These gorgeous little wood anemones are perfect for naturalising in a mixed border, at the edge of a woodland area, or around the base of deciduous shrubs, where they shine out like jewels. For maximum impact plant in bold drifts. A stunning little plant that lifts the spirits in spring; Garden care: Leave undisturbed and they will spread to form large drifts. Avoide excessive winter wet and apply a generous layer of mulch in autumn.