Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA

 

Anemone canadensis - Canada Anemone

Ohio Native Plant - Natural Range


The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service has a wonderful map showing the natural range of Canada Anemone
 
Native Plant of the Year - LEAP - Landscaping for Biodiversity with Ohio Native Plants - Cleveland Metroparks Technical Report 2017
Anemone canadensis
Wildlife Significance
Pollen Source - Andrenid and Halictid bees collect pollen, Minning Bees, Small Carpenter Bees, Sweat Bees, Yellow Faced Bees, Syrphid flies feed on pollen, Dance Flies

Nectar Source For - Dance Flies (Family Empididae)

Benificial Preditor insects Attracted - Flower Bug (Orius insidiosus), Dance Flies, (Family Empididae) are mossqitoe preditors

Deer - This plant contains the chemical Protoanemonin, making it less desirable to deer and other mamals. It also can be a skin irritant

For more details on this plant visit the Illinois Wildflower website
Plant Provenance - Mother plant from a friend, Berea, Ohio 2013 - NOG 2014 to present

Cultivation Information


Sun - Part Shade
Soil - Wet - Moist - Note* our is in a dry, partly shady area and still needs to be held in check 
Blooms - June - May
Flower Color - White -  White flowers are lovely on a woodland edge
Height - 1 to 1/2 ft


pH - 5.0 to 6.0
Hardiness Zone - 3 to 8 

Spreads - by roots runners - useful in "fighting" invasive plants, is "pushy" in the wrong spot.

Containers - Raise in bottomless containers to control spreading. 
snake living in theCanada Anemone
Hey! This is my Anemone patch!
Anemone canadensis