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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
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Other common names
wood anemone 'Vestal'
Anemone are herbaceous perennials with fibrous, rhizomatous or tuberous rootstocks, palmately lobed leaves and saucer-shaped, usually 5-petalled flowers
'Vestal' is an herbaceous perennial to 20cm, with a slender rhizome and deeply divided leaves. Solitary white flowers have 6-7 normal petals surrounding a button-like centre of narrow staminodes
Toxicity Contact with sap may irritate skin
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist but well-drained, humus-rich soil in partial shade. Drier conditions tolerated when dormant in summer
Propagate by division of rhizomes after the leaves have died down
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Garden Edging Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests May be attacked by slugs and caterpillars
May be subject to powdery mildew, leaf spot and a rust
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wood anemone 'Vestal'
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