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Anemone virginiana

 
Anemone virginiana
thimbleweed
Anemone virginiana
Spent flowers look cool, albeit not much like thimbles in my book.

Common name thimbleweed
Family ranunculaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers greenish white (June)
Light sun-part shade

Wildflower, whose flowers aren't nearly as showy as those of most other anemones I've grown. Still, I like this plant - fairly tidy and unassuming, and the post-flowering stages are interesting. There were nice purple undersides of leaves on my seedling plant, but I haven't noticed that feature on mature plants.

thimbleweed

This is another one of those plants that brings a smile to my face in the earliest weeks in the garden season – not for its flowers, which are still a few months away, but for its vigorous outcropping of tidy leaves, attractively cut with just a hint of purple.

Anemone virginiana

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area:

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '06 trade. Baggy 70F (3w) - 35F (8w) - 70F (29d; 5%G, 11d) - 70F with light (no further G)
  2. Seed from '06 trade. Baggy 70F (2%G, 25d) - 35F (4w) - 70F (19d; no further G)
  3. Seed from '12 garden. Baggy 70F (5w) - 35F (6w) - 70F (16d; no G)


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