Plant Care Anemone Virginiana

Anemone Virginiana

About Anemone Virginiana

Anemone virginiana is a great summer to early fall flower for wildflower gardens, woodland or shady gardens. It prefers moist, humusy soil and tolerates full shade but prefers some sun. It is resistant to damage by deer.

Taxonomy

Anemone virginiana
Anemone
Ranunculaceae
Ranunculales

Also known as

Tall Thimbleweed, Tall Thimbleweed, Tall thimbleweed, Tall anemone, Thimble-weed and Tumble-weed

How to care for Anemone Virginiana

Water

How often to water your Anemone Virginiana

Water needs for Anemone Virginiana
0.5 cups
every 9

Anemone Virginiana needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Anemone Virginiana

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Tall Thimbleweed in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Anemone Virginiana: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Anemone Virginiana love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Anemone Virginiana does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Anemone Virginiana in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Anemone Virginiana

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Anemone Virginiana: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Anemone Virginiana after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Anemone Virginiana is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Anemone Virginiana

Anemone Virginiana

Anemone Virginiana


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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