In this Gardener's HQ guide, we'll explore cultivating Anemonella plants in your garden, indoor spaces, and other settings.
The common name for the hardy perennial Anemonella is the Rue-Anemone. It is a member of the Ranunculaceae family and thus closely related to the buttercups.
They typically flower from spring through to the beginning of summer.
Thomas G. Barnes @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Barnes, T.G. & S.W. Francis. 2004. Wildflowers and ferns of Kentucky. University Press of Kentucky.
Anemonella is a low growing plant of approximately 10cm in height. It has cup shaped flowers that having a graceful tint of pink or white. They make great plants for rockeries.
Anemonella thalictroides is a delicate perennial. Rue Anemone features thin, fern-like leaves. It blooms pink or white flowers in spring.
Plants thrive in partial shade, and require a well-drained soil. It is ideal for woodland gardens or for use as a ground cover plant.
Rue Anemone (Anemonella thalictroides and Thalictrum thalictroides) photograph by Bobosh t.
Due to their common names, these plants are sometimes linked closely to Rue-Anemone.
Anemone microphylla is a small perennial. It has finely divided leaves. Its flowers are white, blooming in spring.
Small-leaf Anemone prefers shady locations and moist soil. This plant is suitable for both rock gardens or border fronts.
Anemone macrophylla is a hardy perennial that boasts large, divided leaves. Plants produce white or pink flowers in spring.
The Large-leaf Anemone, also known as False Anemone plant grows well in part shade locations with moist, rich soils. It is perfect for use in woodland gardens or as ground cover.
Anemone virginiana is a petite perennial plant. It has fine, fern-like leaves. It carries charming white flowers in the spring.
Plants enjoy partial shade and a rich, well-drained soil. Virginia Anemone is ideal for woodland or shade gardens/ Like other Anemones it also works well for ground coverage.
It is best to plant Rue-Anemone tubers in the early autumn at a depth of one inch (3 cm). Use a spacing of five to seven inches (12 to 18 cm).
Anemonella prefers to be grown in a partly shaded area.
The soil should not be rich and be well drained, ideally soil should be took from a woodland, and then organic leaf matter added.
Soil should ideally have a pH level in the range of 5 to 7.
It is fairly easy to care for Rue-anemone and other Anemonella; they should be propagated by division. This should not be carried out more than once every four years or you risk damaging the plants beyond repair.
Anemonella requires to be watered regularly when flowers are in bloom.
Ideally the plants should be planted in an area that is free from wind, and should be mulched in the autumn.
The Anemonella genus is small, containing only one species, Anemonella thalictroides also known as Rue Anemone.
Yes, Anemonella thalictroides is an excellent plant for woodland gardens or shady borders due to its attractive, delicate flowers and foliage.
Given that Anemonella thalictroides is the sole species in this genus, it is the one most commonly grown.
No, Anemonella thalictroides is not known for having a fragrance.
Anemonella prefers shady to partially shady conditions and a well-drained soil rich in organic matter. It is often found in woodland settings.
Presently, Anemonella thalictroides is not considered invasive in the USA.
Anemonella can be removed by careful hand-pulling, ensuring all of the root system is extracted to prevent regrowth.
The Anemonella genus, part of the Ranunculaceae family, includes a single species, Anemonella thalictroides, also known as Rue Anemone. This perennial plant, native to North America, features delicate, star-shaped flowers in white or pink and light green, fern-like foliage.
Anemonella plants thrive in part shade to full shade and require well-drained, humus-rich soil. They are perfect for woodland gardens or shady border areas. The plants go dormant after flowering, disappearing until the following spring. They can be propagated by seed or by careful division of the tuberous root system.