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Snowdrop Anemone

Anemone sylvestris

SKU
00274
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.
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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade

Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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Botanical Pronunciationuh-NEM-oh-nee sil-VES-tris
LoreLinnaeus named this genus for a mythological Greek goddess closely associated with the flowers in Old World folklore.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; grows 12 to 18 in. tall, spreading 12 in. wide or more.
Bloom TimeMid Spring to Early Summer
Design IdeasThis 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well, Shade Loving, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Hosta (Hosta); Ligularia (Ligularia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-9

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