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2024 Seed Catalog

Anemone sylvestris
Madonna anemones Madonna anemone flowers
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Madonna Snow­drop

Anemone Seeds

Anemone sylvestris

Fragrant 2 in. cup-shaped white flowers cover 1-1.5 ft. tall plants in late spring. Bloom is followed by unusual cottony seeds heads. Will often flower again late summer, early fall.

Attractive spreading plants form lush ground cover in shaded gardens. Salt tolerant: Madonna snowdrop anemone is a staple of coastal landscapers. Winter hardy to zone 4. Grows nicely with: Clementine series columbines and Marvelous Marble coral bells.

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Growing Madonna Snow­drop Anemone Seeds

Bee introduces how to plant

Plant Anemone Seeds: Sow seeds in cell packs or 2 in. pots, press into soil and barely cover. Kept at 60-65° F., germination is usually within 4-5 weeks. If not, put pot inside a zip-lock bag and place in refrigerator for 3 weeks. Remove container and return to 60-65°F. to germinate. Chilling instructions provided as a precaution, chilling is not often required.

Grow Anemone: Part sun, afternoon shade. Pink Saucer anmeone tolerates full sun in mild climates. Madonna snowdrop anemone tolerates light shade in any zone. Regular to ample moisture, will grow in wet soils. Flowers attract butterflies, are excellent for cutting. Plants spread by underground stolons. Thin plants as needed in spring, divide every 2-3 years. Anemones plants are deer resistant and rabbit resistant.

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We guarantee all the seeds we sell for one full year from the date of purchase. If you are unsatisfied with any seeds purchased from Swallowtail Garden Seeds, we will issue a refund. For customers in the U.S., we can send one-time replacements or issue a refund.