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Thimble weed is a woodland plant good for the natural and native garden.

Thimble weed is a woodland plant good for the natural and native garden. USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 5 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Anemone virginiana

Thimble weed

This tall anemone is found in thickets and dry open woods. It is easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil in full sun to full shade. It is great in the natural garden, woods' edge, naturalized areas or native wildflower garden.  Not as aggressive as other anemone species. 


Height:

3 ft

Spread:

1-2 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

3-9

Bloom Color:

White

Anemone virginiana Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun
  • Shade
  • Partial Shade

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist

Attributes

  • Drought Tolerant

Flowering Months

  • June
  • May

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database:http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=ANVI3