candle anemone (Anemone cylindrica)

many green stems with green cylindrical cone heads, several white flowers

candle anemone

 

Common name: candle anemone
Botanical name: Anemone cylindrica

Light: Partial sun
Height: 12 – 18 inches
Water: low but thrives with some water
Soil type: sandy loam to clay

Perennial wildflower with white to cream colored 6-petalled flowers; blooms midsummer; columnar seedhead is fluffy and long-lasting – nice accent specimen in garden, especially in winter; found in open woodlands.

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