In the dappled light of early spring, the forest floor is covered with the dainty white blossoms of rue anemones. Thin stems hold the flowers up to the sun like little umbrellas. The plant is easy to grow and incredibly charming.
Name: Thalictrum thalictroides
Size: To 8 inches tall
Plant it with: Virginia bluebell, Dutchman's breeches, and early-spring bulbs such as crocus
Note: You may still find this plant sold as Anemonella thalictroides.