General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Fruit: Showy
Other: Head of seeds attached to cottony fluff.
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Stratify seeds: Seeds need cold moist treatment for 2 months.
Pollinators: Self

Common names
  • Candle anemone
  • Long-head thimbleweed
  • Thimbleweed
  • Candle Anemone

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Location: My garden
Date: 2005-12-22
Location: Sedan, Minnesota
Date: 2017-06-03
Seed & fluff
Plant Events from our members
MrsBinWY On June 7, 2017 Potted up
MrsBinWY On March 27, 2017 Seeds germinated
MrsBinWY On March 10, 2017 Seeds sown
per TC: 3-4 weeks @ 68 degrees, 2-4 weeks at 24-39 degrees if necessary, milk jug, warm room temp, 16 seeds from molanic
AtaMaj On November 16, 2020 Obtained plant
planted under the linden tree
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