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Scientific Name: Anemone blanda
Pronunciation: ah-NEM-oh-nee BLAN-duh
Common Name: Greek windflower, blue wood anemone
Family Name: Ranunculaceae
Plant Type: Ground cover, Herbaceous perennial
Key ID Features: Leaves basal with 3 incised leaflets, rounded with mucronate tips, pubescent upper surface; flowers daisy-like, 2.5-8 cm wide with many petal-like sepals, early spring, solitary, whorl of leafy bracts on scape; plants go dormant after flowering.
Course(s): HORT 2355, Level 4 Apprenticeship

Habit: Spreading
Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.1 - 0.2m
Spread:0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Rating: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Exposure: Filtered shade, Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Sheltered
Soil/ Growing Medium: Humus rich, Well-drained
Water Use: Summer dry
Landscape Uses: Ground cover, Perennial border, Rock garden, Spring interest
Additional Info: Google. Cultivars on campus include A. 'White Splendour'. Compare to snowdrop anemone and wood anemone.
Greek windflower, blue wood anemone
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Compound
Arrangement: Basal
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Glabrous
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Oblong
Apices: Mucronate
Bases: Cuneate
Margins: Dentate, Palmately lobed, Serrate

Inflorescence Type: Head-like, Flowers solitary
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:11+
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, White, Blue, Pink, Purple
Flower Scent: Fragrant
Flower Time at Peak: Mar, Apr

Fruit Type: Achene, Aggregate fruit
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time: May
Bark or Stem Colour:
Additional Info:no bark
Organ Modifications: Tubers

Propagation: Seed, Division - below ground parts
Plant Care:
Maintenance:Low maintenance plant
Pest Susceptibility: Slugs or snails, ( Pest resistant, Disease resistant, Deer resistant, Drought resistant )
(AGB) Acer Griseum Bed : cv. White Splendour
(ONW) Overpass North side West
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