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Cutleaf Anemone*

Anemone multifida

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Cutleaf Anemone (Anemone multifida) at Squak Mountain Nursery

Cutleaf Anemone flowers

Cutleaf Anemone flowers

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* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

Height:  10 inches

Spread:  12 inches

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  3

Ornamental Features

Cutleaf Anemone has fuchsia buttercup flowers with yellow eyes and white centers at the ends of the stems in mid spring, which are interesting on close inspection. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its deeply cut ferny leaves remain emerald green in color throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Cutleaf Anemone is an open herbaceous perennial with a mounded form. It brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition and should be used to full effect.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and usually looks its best without pruning, although it will tolerate pruning. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Self-Seeding

Cutleaf Anemone is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Rock/Alpine Gardens
  • Border Edging
  • General Garden Use
  • Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens

Planting & Growing

Cutleaf Anemone will grow to be about 8 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 inches. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 5 years.

This plant does best in full sun to partial shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This species is native to parts of North America. It can be propagated by division.

 

* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Rock  Edging  Garden  Naturalizing 
Applications
Flowers  Texture 
Ornamental Features

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