Plant Base Online (beta)
© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: Wood Anemone, Windflower
poisonous or irritant
part shade, shade
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
Small star like white flowers over ferny green foliage. Spreads by underground rhizomes and self seeds if conditions are suitable. An invaluable and charming woodland plant, eventually forming a carpet under trees and shrubs.
Like cool shade and a rich soil with plenty of leaf mould.
Separate rhizomes in spring or after foliage has died back.
Woodland gardens, shady borders.