Pronunciation: uh-NEM-oh-nee sil-VES-tris
|Description||Lightly fragrant, yellow-centered, white flowers are borne above the soft-textured blue-green foliage on this lovely shade tolerant forest native. Ideal for naturalizing in rockeries and woodland borders under the canopy of large trees. Spreads freely by underground stems; more so in loose, moist soils. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Mid spring to early summer|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; grows 12 to 18 in. tall, spreading 12 in. wide or more.|
|Special Features||Easy Care|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Design Ideas||This unique anemone is a forest floor dweller and therefore belongs beneath tree canopies in gardens. Blend with ferns and other understory species to create interesting shade garden floral effects. Shade tolerance makes it an excellent choice for sideyards and city gardens dominated by tall buildings.|
|Companion Plants||Coral Bells (Heuchera); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Hosta (Hosta); Ligularia (Ligularia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)|
|Care||Thrives in enriched, moist, loose, well-drained soil; tolerates clay soils. Mulch to keep roots cool and preserve moisture, avoiding the crown. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. For a tidy appearance, remove old foliage in early spring. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.|
|Lore||Linnaeus named this genus for a mythological Greek goddess closely associated with the flowers in Old World folklore.|
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.