Wood Anemone

Anemone nemorosa

Windflower, Lady's Nightcap, Moonflower, Nightcaps, Old Woman's Nest, Wood Crowfoot, Wood Windflower, European Thimbleweed, European Wood Anemone, Thimbleweed, Smell Fox

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A close up of a white Anemone nemorosa flower
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Anemone nemorosa is a herbaceous perennial species in the Ranunculaceae family. It typically grows to around 20cm tall and is termed dwarfed. Foliage is deeply divided and has a musky aroma, this plant produces slim rhizomes and doesn't typically exceed 30cm in height. Flowers are produced solidarity, they are white in colour, with 7 rounded petals and yellow centres, they may be flushed with pink on the underside.
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Planning

Flowering time

Spring

Propagation

Special features

Attractive flowers

Special features

Origin

Europe, Eurasia

Environment

Light

Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Chalk, Clay, Loam

Soil PH preference

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Ranunculaceae

Flower colour

White
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