Anemone nemorosa and cultivars
Common name: windflower, thimbleweed, smell fox
Anemone nemorosa is a low-growing herbaceous perennial. The compound basal leaves are palmate or ternate (divided into three lobes). They grow from underground root-like stems called rhizomes and die back by mid-summer. They also colonize by extending their rhizomes underground. The epithet 'nemorosa' means 'woodland.'
Most of our plants are the species, but we also have the culivars A. nemorosa 'Vestal' (white, double) and A. nemorosa 'Robinsoniana' (pale blue).
Garden Story about Anemone nemorosa
Photo of purple A. nemorosa by Tresa Horney
Other photos taken in the Garden in April