wood anemone ‘Royal Blue’

Anemone nemorosa ‘Royal Blue’ (wood anemone ‘Royal Blue’)

A lovely, low blue spring flower added to the dark plate in our overhaul of the bulbs and other spring wildflowers in fall of 2019. Its lacy foliage offers a welcome dark green in early spring.

Botanical Name Anemone nemorosa ‘Royal Blue’
Common Name wood anemone ‘Royal Blue’
Family Ranunculaceae
USDA Zone 5 thru 8
Light Requirement Full Sun to Part Shade
Season(s) of interest spring
Height and Spread 0.5-1.5ft x 0.5-1.5ft (15-45cm x 15-45cm)
Flower Color Light Blue
Attracts Wildlife Provides Food for Birds, Attracts Pollinators, Rarely Browsed by Mammalian Herbivores
Additional Information Not Native to the US Midwest. Cultivated form of a plant Native to Europe
Location in Lurie Garden North Dark Plate, Southeast Dark Plate, East Dark Plate