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Anemone

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
ah-NEM-oh-nee
This plant has high severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

Found in: Landscape in flower gardens

Depth: Cover 3 in. (7.5 cm)

Organ: Tuber (also a summer bulb)

Hardiness: Tender III- injured below 25 degrees F (2 degrees C)

Season: starts in late spring

Light: Full- PM sun

Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'De Caen'
  • 'St. Bavo hybrids'
  • 'St. Brigid'
Tags:
#purple#red#white#pink#sun#yellow#poisonous#full sun#summer#blue#late spring#perennial#white flowers#green#purple flowers#pink flowers#yellow-green#red flowers#blue flowers#seeanemone#tuberous#NC native#flower garden#summer bulbs
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'De Caen'
  • 'St. Bavo hybrids'
  • 'St. Brigid'
Tags:
#purple#red#white#pink#sun#yellow#poisonous#full sun#summer#blue#late spring#perennial#white flowers#green#purple flowers#pink flowers#yellow-green#red flowers#blue flowers#seeanemone#tuberous#NC native#flower garden#summer bulbs
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Anemone
    Family:
    Ranunculaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Bulb
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    U.S.A , Russia, Central Asia, North Of Africa and South America
    Bulb Storage:
    Store tubers dry at 50-55 degrees F (10-13 degrees C)
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Bulb
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Native Plant
    Poisonous
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Description:
    This plant has small fruits often with plumose tails.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Blue
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    Red/Burgundy
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Flowers are generally the following colors: blue, pink, red, white, yellow-green, or purple. They are cup-shaped with 5-many petal-like parts and many stamens.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Whorled
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    This plant has alternate or whorled, finely divided leaves.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Problems:
    Contact Dermatitis
    Poisonous to Humans
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    High
    Poison Symptoms:
    TOXIC ONLY IF LARGE QUANTITIES EATEN. CAUSES SEVERE PAIN IN THE MOUTH IF EATEN! Poisonous by ingestion and dermatitis. (Poisonous parts: All parts when fresh). Symptoms: Inflammation and blistering upon contact with fresh sap; irritation of mouth, vomiting and diarrhea following ingestion.
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Protoanemonin
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    Yes
    Poison Part:
    Bark
    Flowers
    Fruits
    Leaves
    Roots
    Seeds
    Stems