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Japanese Anemone Whirlwind ~ Double White Windflower, Thimbleweed

The Japanese Anemone Whirlwind is one of the tamer of the Windflowers. Even with that in mind the early Fall little can beat this perennial for producing loads of flowers. The Japanese Anemone Whirlwind grows 18" to 2 feet tall and spreads up to a foot a year. This is one plant that can usually grow faster than gophers will eat. Not that any plant is really up to holding off a hungry hoard. Anemone Whirlwind does well in Full sun or light shade near the coast and can take a little more shade inland. In many settings this Double White Windflower can't be beat.

Japanese Anemone Whirlwind, Double White Windflower

Flowers and foliage of the Japanese Anemone Whirlwind the Double White Windflower. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.