Anemone
Northern temperate zones

From the Greek word for "wind". Anemone was the Greek goddess who was the daughter of the wind. An old myth said the plant only blooms when it is windy.


Anemone alpine Alpine Anemone
A. apennina Apennine Anemone
A. baldensis Moraine Anemone
A. blanda Greek Anemone
A. canadensis Meadow Anemone
A. caroliniana Carolina Anemone
A. coronaria Poppy Anemone
A. drummondii Drummond's Anemone
A. x fulgens Flame Anemone
A. halleri HaIler Anemone
A. hortensis Garden Anemone
A. hupehensis Dwarf Japanese Anemone
A. hupehensis var japonica Japanese Anemone
A. x hybrida Hybrid Anemone
A. japonica = A. hupehensis var japonica
A. leveillei  
A. nemorosa European Wood Anemone
A. palmata Meditenanean Anemone
A. patens Spreading Pasque­flower
A. pulsatilla European Pasqueflower
A. quinquefolia American Wood Anemone
A. ranunculoides Yellow Wood Anemone
A. robustissima Grape-leaved Anemone
A. sylvestris Snowdrop Anemone
A. tomentosa Grape Leaf Anemone
A. tuberosa Tuber Anemone
A. virginiana Virginia Anemone
A. vitifolia Grapeleaf Anemone

  Height
(in.)
Tuberous # of
Sepals
Flower
Color
Flower
Season
A. blanda 6-8 Y 9-14 Blue Early Spring
A. canadensis 12-24 N 4-5 white Spring
A. coronas 7-15 Y 6-20 Various Early Spring
A. x hybrida 30-48 N 6-11 white, pink Fall
A. x lessen 15-18 N 5-8 Rosy red Early Summer
A. nuzgellaniea 6-8 N 5-10 white Early Spring
A. nemerosa 6-8 N 5-9 white Spring
A. sylvestnis 10-18 N 5-8 white Spring
A. vitifolia 18-36 N 5-7 white, pink Fall

* Guides and Keys are from the book "Herbaceous Perennial Plants A Treatise on their Identification, Culture and Garden Attributes" by Dr Allan M. Armitage of the University of Georgia. Varsity Press, Athens, Georgia. 1989 ISBN 0-942375-00. More on Dr Armitage and his other books.

 

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