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Wednesday's Flower

Snowdrop Windflower

Wednesday's Story

Snowdrop and Windflower…

These two words make up this flower’s name: Snowdrop for its pure, white petals, and how they blanket the ground like a lovely snowfall (but thankfully not). Windflower as it stands on a very slender stem and when the slightest of breezes come its way, it sways so delicately and yet, stands strong.

points of interest

In late spring, white, semi-pendant, shallow, cup-shaped flowers with 5 petals surrounding a central boss of golden yellow stamens appear singly. Mid green leaves are basal and along the stem, rounded to oval and deeply 5-lobed. Spreads rapidly by root suckers.

general care

Plant in moist, but well-drained, humus-rich soil in sun to partial shade. Drier conditions are tolerated when dormant in summer.

friday’s flower fact

After flowering, the Snowdrop Windflower anemone gives way to wooly seed heads.

Common Names | Snowdrop Windflower
Botanical Name | Anemone sylvestris
Family | Ranuculaceae
Type | Perennial
Origin | Southern Sweden, Northeast France, Central and Eastern Europe, Caucasus
Zone | 4-9
Flower Height | 18”
Flower Diameter | 1-3”

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In my shade garden, Rupert, VT

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Varying perspectives of Wednesday’s Flower from bud to full bloom

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