|Anemonella thalictroides 'Shoaf's Double'|
I spotted it because I was searching the area for the Epimedium I'd also planted in the area, so I had the typical hunched-over posture of a gardener in springtime.
Epimediums aren't flashy plants, but they really know how to put on a show. On 'Candy Hearts', the leaves emerge like elongated purple hearts
|Epimedium 'Candy Hearts'|
Two others are taking their times waking up to the off-and-on spring weather. 'Bandit' is easy to remember because of its dark-ringed leaves. 'Domino' has speckled leaves.
|Flowers of Epimedium 'Bandit' are quite large for the plant's leaf size.|
|Flower close-up of Epimedium 'Domino' just before opening fully.|