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Anemone moorei
Excellent ornamental value (A +)
Height: 50 cm.
USDA Hardiness Zone 9.  The plant does not tolerate snow, but can tolerate occasional freezing spells of about - 5° C (the typical morning frost of central Chile). Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month). In shadow. Steep slopes facing south or a vegetation cover which filters 40 - 80 % of light. In deep shadow. Deep ravines facing south with additional shadow from trees, or where there is a very dense vegetation cover which gives 80 - 100 % shadow (for instance, the Valdivian forests)
Shrub White, 5 petals White, 6 petals
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These seeds are generally restocked in: December

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This is one of the most rare plants in Chile. Currently, it is known to grow in one very restricted area with two locations. It has beautiful and big white flowers and grows like a small shrub. We have not tried out this plant yet, but it appears that it would need rich organic, somewhat acid soil, a lot of shade, quite a bit of watering, and frost and occasional snowfall seems not to be a problem.
This plant is known to grow only in one very restricted area near Vilches. According to Flora de Chile, p. 44. the location is given as latitude 35║36`, at 500 m. above sea level; in oral communication prof. JosÚ San Martin indicated us that they are aware of only one location, but at an elevation of about 1000 m. close to Hotel Quemado. Independently in January 2006 we have discovered another location not far from that site at El Morillo Private Park, also at an altitude of 1000 m. (this location is about 4 km. away from the site of Hotel Quemado.) The plant prefers rather shady areas according to University of Talca, i
It has a great potential as an ornamnetal plant due to its beautiful and big flowers and rather strange-looking coriaceous leaves.