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Mona Lisa Wine Shades Windflower

Anemone coronaria 'PAS1863'

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Mona Lisa Wine Shades Windflower (Anemone coronaria 'PAS1863') at Wolf Hill Home & Garden

Mona Lisa Wine Shades Windflower flowers

Mona Lisa Wine Shades Windflower flowers

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Height:  18 inches

Spread:  6 inches

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  6b

Other Names:  Poppy Anemone

Group/Class:  Mona Lisa Series

Brand:  PanAmerican Seed


This variety forms a dense clump of ferny foliage in spring, then produces stunning wine red flowers with lavender highlights and black eyes; very pretty when massed in the garden or along borders

Ornamental Features

Mona Lisa Wine Shades Windflower is smothered in stunning burgundy buttercup flowers with red overtones, black eyes and lavender streaks at the ends of the stems from early to late spring. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its ferny leaves remain green in color throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Mona Lisa Wine Shades Windflower is a dense herbaceous perennial with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It is a good choice for attracting bees and butterflies to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Mona Lisa Wine Shades Windflower is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Mona Lisa Wine Shades Windflower will grow to be about 14 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 6 inches. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. As this plant tends to go dormant in summer, it is best interplanted with late-season bloomers to hide the dying foliage.

This plant does best in full sun to partial shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Massing  Garden 
Flowers  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features