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Windflower Anemone

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

There are about 200 species of anemones that are native to Asia, North America and Europe. They grow from a tuber and depending on the type, will bloom in either spring, summer or fall. The cup-shaped flowers come in various colors of red, pink, blue, yellow, purple and white. They are generally showy and leaves vary as to species.  

 

 

Invasive: numerous of the anemones species may be considered invasive.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
'De Caen', 'Honorine Jobert', 'St. Bavo hybrids', 'St. Brigid'
Tags:
#purple#red#white#yellow#invasive#poisonous#full sun#blue#perennial#white flowers#green#purple flowers#pink flowers#yellow-green#partial sun#red flowers#blue flowers#seeanemone#tuberous#NC native#summer flowers#summer bulbs#cutting garden#late spring flowers#rhizome
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
'De Caen', 'Honorine Jobert', 'St. Bavo hybrids', 'St. Brigid'
Tags:
#purple#red#white#yellow#invasive#poisonous#full sun#blue#perennial#white flowers#green#purple flowers#pink flowers#yellow-green#partial sun#red flowers#blue flowers#seeanemone#tuberous#NC native#summer flowers#summer bulbs#cutting garden#late spring flowers#rhizome
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Anemone
    Family:
    Ranunculaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Bulb
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Division
    Seed
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    U.S.A , Russia, Central Asia, North Of Africa and South America
    Dimensions:
    Height: 1 ft. 0 in. - 4 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 0 ft. 1 in. - 0 ft. 8 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Bulb
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Native Plant
    Poisonous
    Habit/Form:
    Clumping
    Growth Rate:
    Slow
    Maintenance:
    Low
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    High Organic Matter
    Loam (Silt)
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
    NC Region:
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5b, 5a, 6b, 6a, 7b, 7a, 8a, 8b, 9b, 9a
  • Fruit:
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Summer
    Fruit Type:
    Achene
    Fruit Description:
    This plant has small fruits and some species have plumose tails.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Blue
    Brown/Copper
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    Red/Burgundy
    White
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Cyme
    Umbel
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Good Cut
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Cup
    Flower Petals:
    Colored Sepals
    Flower Size:
    1-3 inches
    Flower Description:
    Flowers may come in single or double bloom with five to six petals with the color being blue, pink, red, white yellow-green, or purple. They are cup-shaped with 5-many petal-like parts and many stamens. They grow in clusters of 2-9 flowers in cymes or umbrels.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Whorled
    Leaf Margin:
    Entire
    Lobed
    Serrate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    They have basal leaves that can be upright or prostrate and simple or compound with lobed, parted, or undivided leaf blades. The leaf margins are toothed or entire.
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Green
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Form:
    Straight
    Stem Surface:
    Hairy (pubescent)
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Meadow
    Woodland
    Landscape Theme:
    Native Garden
    Attracts:
    Bees
    Butterflies
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Rabbits
    Problems:
    Contact Dermatitis
    Poisonous to Humans
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    Medium
    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