Also known as
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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3 years to reach maturity
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Wood Anemone Overview
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.