“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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Anemone patens

Pasqueflower; Prairie Crocus

Garden(s):

Crevice

Type:

Native perennial

Height:

10-40 cm (4-16 in)

Spread:

20-30 cm (8-12 in)

Light:

Full sun

Water:

Low

Zone:

3

Bloom Time:

March, April

Bloom Colour:

Purple

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Well-drained, Sandy

Notes:

Soft purple flowers, with a tuft of yellow in the center. Seed heads that follow are soft feathery plumes. Scatter these around, to encourage self-seeding. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant.