Description

**Pre-orders are for local pickup only. We do not ship plants. Please double check your location and ensure you are able to pick up your plants in the spring (available for pickup starting May 11th). Specify pickup date in 'notes' when completing your order.

**This plant is NATIVE to Northern Michigan

Growing Requirements:

  • Thrives in moist, well-drained soil
  • Prefers partial shade to full shade
  • Adaptable to various soil types, including loamy and sandy soils
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Hardy in USDA zones 3-9

Features:

The Canada Anemone (Anemone canadensis) is a charming perennial wildflower celebrated for its delicate, white blooms and lush green foliage. Its flowers, with their distinct yellow centers, emerge in late spring to early summer, illuminating shaded areas with their beauty. This native plant adds a touch of elegance and tranquility to woodland gardens, borders, and natural landscapes.

Mature Size and Form:

In optimal conditions, the Canada Anemone can reach a height of 1 to 3 feet with a spread of 1 to 2 feet. It forms spreading colonies through its rhizomatous roots, creating a carpet-like effect that softens garden edges and adds a naturalistic touch to shaded areas.

Benefits to the Local Ecosystem:

The Canada Anemone provides numerous ecological benefits, enriching the local ecosystem and supporting biodiversity:

  • Pollinator Support: Its flowers attract bees, butterflies, and other pollinators, aiding in the pollination of nearby plants and promoting biodiversity.
  • Wildlife Habitat: The dense foliage of Canada Anemone provides shelter and nesting sites for birds, insects, and small mammals, contributing to habitat diversity and ecological balance.
  • Erosion Control: The spreading nature of Canada Anemone helps stabilize soil and prevent erosion, particularly in shaded or woodland areas where soil erosion can be a concern.
  • Naturalization: Canada Anemone is well-suited for naturalizing woodland areas or shaded slopes, creating a picturesque, low-maintenance landscape that mimics natural ecosystems.
  • Low Maintenance: Once established, Canada Anemone is relatively low-maintenance, requiring minimal watering and care, making it an excellent choice for gardeners seeking a fuss-free addition to their landscape.