Apache Beads

Anemopsis Californicum
Anemopsis Californicum
Latin Name: Anemopsis Californicum
Moisture/Zone: Zone 1 / 2
Flower Colour: White
Growth Speed: Medium
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Colour: Green
Position: Part shade


This tall, hardy marginal plant has beautiful white flowers resembling anemones, similar to the flowers of Houttunia. The pungent, aromatic rootstock is of great medicinal value. It is also strung into necklaces in the form of beads to ward off malaria and other diseases. Plant in a medium or large planting basket using aquatic soil topped with aquatic pea gravel. Seed can be sown in late summer when fresh.