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Anemone nemorosa ‘Leeds Variety’ (Wood Anemone)

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Prized for its large flowers, Anemone nemorosa ‘Leeds Variety’ (Wood Anemone) is a dwarf, mat-forming, rhizomatous herbaceous perennial producing a profusion of single, pure white flowers with pale yellow centers. Blooming in early to late spring, the blossoms are borne on short upright stems and rise above the finely divided foliage of mid-green leaves. This Anemone spreads by branched and creeping rhizomes to form a showy floral carpet in shaded areas.

  • Rising up to 6 in. tall (15 cm) and 12 in. wide (30 cm), this Anemone naturalizes well and will gradually spread into colorful colonies. It will go dormant as temperatures rise in summer
  • On a gray day, the flowers remain closed and hang their heads, but when the sun shines, the blossoms are held aloft, fully open, and follow the sun’s course across the sky.
  • Easily grown in humus-rich, fertile, moist, slightly acidic, well-drained soils in part shade. Keep the soil moist during the growing season. Once established, this plant has some drought tolerance while dormant.
  • Undemanding and virtually pest-free and disease-free, this Anemone is a welcomed addition to borders, under trees and large shrubs, rock gardens or in woodlands. For best visual impact, plant en masse.
  • To be planted in fall.
  • Propagate by division when the foliage has died back.
  • Contact with sap may irritate skin.
  • Anemone nemorosa species is native to Europe.

Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 8
Heat Zones 1 - 8
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Ranunculaceae
Genus Anemone
Common names Wood Anemone, Windflower, Anemone
Exposure Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Height 4" - 6"
(10cm - 15cm)
Spread 10" - 1'
(25cm - 30cm)
Spacing 6" - 8"
(15cm - 20cm)
Depth 2" (5cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Tolerance Drought, Deer, Rabbit
Garden Uses Banks And Slopes, Beds And Borders, Underplanting Roses And Shrubs
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow, Gravel and Rock Garden
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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.
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Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 8
Heat Zones 1 - 8
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Ranunculaceae
Genus Anemone
Common names Wood Anemone, Windflower, Anemone
Exposure Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Height 4" - 6"
(10cm - 15cm)
Spread 10" - 1'
(25cm - 30cm)
Spacing 6" - 8"
(15cm - 20cm)
Depth 2" (5cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Tolerance Drought, Deer, Rabbit
Garden Uses Banks And Slopes, Beds And Borders, Underplanting Roses And Shrubs
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow, Gravel and Rock Garden
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