These plants are noted for their lovely, 1/2- to 1- inch-diameter crystalline white flowers. Resembling little pinwheels, each flower is composed of 6 to 10 colorful sepals spinning around a nub of lime-green and yellow. Their typical color is pure and bright white, but you might find the tinted soft rose Anemonella thalictroides f. rosea at a specialty nursery.
CareLikes slightly alkaline soil, part shade, and needs good winter drainage. Goes dormant in summer.
PropagationSow seed when ripe or divide plants in spring.
ProblemsPowdery mildew, rust, smut and slugs.
- Genus : Anemonella
- Zones : 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
- Plant Width : 6 to 12 inches
- Bloom Time : Early Spring, Spring
- Maintenance : Low
- Light : Partial Shade
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Uses : Shade
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
- Plant Height : Under 6 inches
- Flower Color : White