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Growth habit.

Flowers up close.

'Papageno' purple.

'Papageno' white.

'Heiler Hybrids' purple.

'Papageno' red.

'Heiler Hybrids' red.

Pasque Flower
Pulsatilla vulgaris

Ranunculaceae

Highly ornamental clumps of fine, silvery, fernlike leaves densely covered with silky hairs grow in clumps. Nodding, bell-shaped to flat-spreading flowers emerge before all of the basal foliage is up. When blooms are finished, they become very showy, feathery seed heads that rise above foliage and flowers.

Plant Type: perennial

Plant Form or Habit: cushion mound or small clump

Plant Use: In beds and borders in early spring.

Propagation:
seed
division
Light Requirement: full sun full sun/part shade

Flower Color:
red
dark red
purple
lavender
pink
white
Bloom Period:
early spring
mid-spring
Height: Minimum: 8 inches      Maximum: 15 inches

Width: Minimum: 8 inches     Maximum: 16 inches

Foliage Texture: fine

USDA Hardiness Zone: 5

Water Requirements: average

Additional Comments: Can grow in woodland areas, but prefer rich, slightly alkaline, well-drained soil in sun. Rhizomatous; propagate by division when the plant goes dormant, or by seed.


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