Anemone canadensis

Anemone canadensis


These short beauties have buttercup-like flowers and thrive in areas with moisture.

Canada Anemone Category:


Key Information:

Soil: Hydric (Wet) – Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Full Sun – Part Sun
Height: 1-2 feet
Color: White
Blooms: May – June

More Detail:

Suggested Uses: Canada Anemones are great for rain gardens and shoreline restoration projects. This plant makes a nice ground cover that has beautiful rich looking foliage with white Buttercup-like flowers late spring.

Native Range:  Native to the Midwest and Northeast and much of Canada. Native throughout the state of Minnesota.

Pollinators:  Bees

Flowers: The flowers have 5 petal-like ovate or elliptical sepals and up to 100 yellow stamens.

Leaves: The whorled leaves are palm-like, divided into 3-5 sections. They are often divided again and toothed toward the edges.

Interesting Facts:

More Info: They spread through horizontal roots (rhizomes).
Name: Anemone may come from the Greek word for “wind”.
Other Names: Windflower, Meadow Anemone, Mayflower

More Information: USDA plant profile

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs

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