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How to Grow Anemone Sylvestris Plants in your Garden

Gardener's HQ Guide to Growing Snowdrop Anemony

Snowdrop anemony

Snowdrop Anemone photograph by daryl_mitchell.


Anemone sylvestris Growing and Care Guide

  • Scientific Name: Anemone sylvestris
  • Common Name: Snowdrop anemony
  • Growing Zone: USA: 3 to 9
  • Life Cycle / Plant Type: Perennial

Plant Details

  • Plant Height (Inches): 12 to 21
  • Plant Spread (Inches): 12 to 21
  • Time of Bloom: Late spring through early summer
  • Flower Details: White
  • Leaf Foliage: Green
  • Fruit:
  • Growth Form: Upright / erect

Ideal Growing Conditions

  • Best Light Conditions: Partially shady to full sunlight
  • Rate of Growth: Quick
  • Suitable Soil Types: Loamy, Neutral, Sandy, Well drained
  • Soil Moisture: Dry to Moist (Medium Moisture is likely gives best results)

Caring Conditions

  • Care:
  • Level of Maintenance: Low
  • Propagation: By division in the early spring
  • How to Prune: Cut back after flowering
  • Pests: May be damaged by eelworms,slugsand caterpillars
  • Diseases: May be infected by powdery mildews

Further Information

  • Can Attract:
  • Tolerant of: Deer, Heavy Shade
  • Best Garden Use: Border, En masse , Woodland garden
  • Family:
  • Closely Related Species:
  • Miscellaneous: Attractive foliage, Non-native to North America, Invasive, Naturalizing, Suitable for cut flowers, Fragrant flowers, Attractive flowers / blooms
  • Genus Detail: Anemone
  • Further Reading and References: Here and Here



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