Winter protection for Japanese anemone?

I’ve been growing ‘Honorine Jobert’ in part sun in a sheltered spot for ten years in downtown Toronto. They came back every spring–sturdy and 4 feet tall! Then the entire patch (about 5 plants) didn’t make it through the winter.…

Plant ID – Japanese anemone

This plant has been growing in a shaded corner in the back of the garden that we moved into last year. Today I noticed that it has bloomed. What a nice surprise! Can you help me identify what it is?…