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Anemonella thalictroides ‘Double White’

Rue anemone

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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

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Plant does flower in May

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Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Anemonella thalictroides 'Double White'
  • Common name: Rue anemone
  • Family: Ranunculaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Flower colour:

White

Foliage colour:

Green

Rue anemone, Anemonella thalictroides, is a delightful woodland plant native to North America, which produces pink-tinged white flowers through spring and early summer. The flowers contrast nicely with the dark green-blue leaves.

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Anemonella thalictroides ‘Double White’ bears fully double flowers with pure white petals. The flowers develop a central spot of apricot with age. For best results, grow in informal parts of the garden, amongst shrubs, or on the shady side of a rock garden. Plants take quite a while to become established, but thereafter they start to spread.

How to grow Anemonella 'Double White'

  • Plant size

    10cm height

    50cm spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, east facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, partial shade
  • Shade type: Damp
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Sow
Sow

Do not Sow in January

Do not Sow in February

Do not Sow in March

Do not Sow in April

Do not Sow in May

Do not Sow in June

Do Sow in July

Do Sow in August

Do not Sow in September

Do not Sow in October

Do not Sow in November

Do not Sow in December

Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do Divide in March

Do Divide in April

Do Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do not Divide in September

Do not Divide in October

Do not Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Anemonella 'Double White' and wildlife

Anemonella 'Double White' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Anemonella 'Double White' poisonous?

Anemonella 'Double White' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People