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Anemone virginiana

tall windflower

This is an easy-going, dry-loving species common to meadows or open woodlands. The flowers are smaller than many of the other species of Anemone, but the thimble-shaped seed heads add a unique touch in the late season.

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Height: 12-30 in
Spread: 10-14 in
Hardiness Zone: 2-9


Bloom Color: White

Characteristics & Attributes

Cultivation Status
Species
Exposure
Sun
Part Shade
Soil Moisture
Dry
Average
Ecoregion
(83) Eastern Great Lakes Lowlands
(59) Northeastern Coastal Zone
(84) Atlantic Coastal Pine Barrens
(82) Acadian Plains and Hills
(58) Northeastern Highlands
Ornamental Interest
Fall/Winter Fruit
Summer Bloom
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Bees
Other Pollinators/Wildlife
Tolerance
Urban Environment
Drought Tolerant
Deer/Rabbit Resistant
Additional Attributes
Low Maintenance


North American Distribution


Photo by John Lynch (c) Native Plant Trust
Photo by John Lynch (c) Native Plant Trust
Photo by Jean Baxter (c) Native Plant Trust
Photo by Jean Baxter (c) Native Plant Trust