Anemone Varieties: Different Types Of Anemone Plants

By Mary H. Dyer, Master Naturalist and Master Gardener, A member of the buttercup family, anemone, often known as windflower, is a diverse group of plants available in a range of sizes, forms and colors. Read on to learn more about tuberous and non-tuberous types of anemone plants. Varieties of Anemones Different types of anemone flowers include perennial, non-tuberous plants that grow from fibrous roots and tuberous anemone varieties that are planted in the fall, often alongside tulips, daffodils or other spring-blooming bulbs. Non-Tuberous Anemones Meadow anemone – An American native that produces small, white-center flowers in groups of two and three. Meadow anemone blooms profusely in spring and early summer. Mature height is 12 to 24 inches. Japanese (hybrid) anemone – This graceful plant displays dark green, fuzzy leaves and single or semi-double, cup-shaped blooms in shades of pink, white or rose, depending on the variety. Mature height


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