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Wood Anemone

Anemone nemorosa

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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Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

3 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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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.

Common problems with Wood Anemone

How to propagate Wood Anemone

Rhizomes

Seed

Special features of Wood Anemone

Attractive flowers

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