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Anemone sylvestris

Common Name:
Snowdrop Anemone, Snowdrop Windflower
Plant Type:
Shade to Part Sun
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Garden Height:
12-18 Inches
Garden Spread:
12-18 Inches
  • Early blooming
  • Good spreading groundcover for under trees
  • Deer resistant

Pure white, 2" flowers are borne singly on leafless stems above the dark green, deeply divided foliage. The flowers mature to attractive silvery seed heads for extended interest late into the summer. A low maintenance groundcover for bright shade that mixes well with early spring bulbs.

Uses: Beds, Borders, Containers, Ground Cover, Landscapes, Mass Planting, Rock Gardens, Specimen, Woodland Gardens
Nature Attraction: Butterflies
Critter Resistance: Deer, Rabbit
Notable Features: Good Cut Flower, Deadheading Not Necessary, Salt Tolerant, Fragrant
Growth Habit: Spreading

Homeowner Growing Tips: Grow in shade to dappled sun, in moist, well drained soil. Mulch lightly, and keep moist the first year to establish a healthy root system. Tolerates clay soils, where it will spread more slowly. Divide every three years in early spring.

Review (1)

  • highly recommended

    Posted by Unknown on Nov 10th 2019

    These plants were A1. I get a lot of plants mailed to me and these were packed the best...with the care of the plants in mind. Thank you