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Anemone 'sylvestris' - Snow Drop Anemone/Windflower (photo credit: Missouri Botanical Garden)

Perennials

Anemone 'sylvestris'

Snow Drop Anemone

Anemone sylvestris is a spring-blooming compact anemone that features fragrant cup-shaped white flowers with yellow centers. Flowers are borne singly on upright stems and give way to white, woolly seed heads. Repeat bloom may occur in the cooler weather of early autumn. It is a rhizomatous plant that forms spreading patches.

Snow Drop Anemone Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in part shade. Tolerates full shade. Prefers moist, sandy soils. Can be very aggressive in loose soils, but spreads less in clay soils.

Height:

12-18 in

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Spread:

12 in

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Hardiness Zone:

3 - 8

Characteristics & Attributes for Anemone 'sylvestris'

Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Attributes
Naturalizing
Cut Flower
Focal Point
Fragrant
Mass Planting
Border or Bed
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