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Anemone nemorosa
Common Name: Wood Anemone Family: Ranunculaceae (The Buttercup Family)

This charming woodland groundcover produces cute little one inch wide anemone flowers in early spring above the nicely dissected foliage. Each year we carry a number of varieties in shades of white, blue, green, and yellow. Use wood anemones to underplant dark flowered hellebores in order to help show them off against the dark soil.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

Native Habitat:
Woodland and shady hillsides in all but the most base deficient or water-logged soils.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourBlue
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream
Heightunder 4" Bloom TimeEarly Spring
Spread4-8" FragranceNo
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Loves Shade Shade Part Shade Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureAverage Moist Stem Colour
Hardiness4-8 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Helleborus x hybridus 'Heronswood Slate'

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