anemone sylvestris


Snowdrop Anemone: Anemone Sylvestris

The Snowdrop Anemone is another Powerful Perennial every gardener should know well. Affectionately called snowdrop or windflower ( the Greek meaning of the word “anemos” means “daughter of the wind”). this delicate blossom is at its best when a breeze causes it to nod softly. Anemone forms cottony puff ball, seed heads that reseed in many places but hasn’t naturalized in my Utah and Idaho gardens. The cottony material traps the seeds in their fabric but can be easily removed along with the seed. Anemone’s foliage stays small and tidy as long as it is planted in a shade garden. The foliage glistens in the sunlight for it is covered with...