Anemonella thalictroides

Rue Anemone

Categories: Wildflower

These plants are noted for their lovely, 1/2- to 1- inch-diameter crystalline white flowers. Resembling little pinwheels, each flower is composed of 6 to 10 colorful sepals spinning around a nub of lime-green and yellow. Their typical color is pure and bright white, but you might find the tinted soft rose 

More About Anemonella thalictroides

  • a beautiful, underused spring ephemeral
  • in the Buttercup Family
  • native to eastern North America

This is also one of the first plants to bloom in the Spring. With it's delicate Anemone-like foliage and its long lasting white blooms, its perfect for the semi-shady rock garden or the wild shade gardenit will reseed around to form a colony very quickly..  

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4-8 in


6-12 in

Hardiness Zone:


Anemonella thalictroides Characteristics


  • Specimen
  • Cottage Garden
  • Ground Cover
  • Native to Northeast
  • Mass Plant
  • Good for Naturalizing
  • Small / Miniature
  • Good for Shady Sites

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant


  • Shade Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Early Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Early Spring
  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Needs well drained soil

Flower Color

  • White
  • Light Pink


  • Mounding