These short beauties have buttercup-like flowers and thrive in areas with moisture.
Soil: Hydric (Wet) – Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Full Sun – Part Sun
Height: 1-2 feet
Blooms: May – June
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.
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.
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