Also known as
Meadow Anemone, April Fools, Badgers, Blue Money, Blue Tulip, Cat's Eyes, Coventry Bells, Dane's Blood, Dane's Flower, Dream Herb, Easter Flower, Flaw Flower, Flower Of The Wind, Gosling, Hart's Horn Plant, Headache Plant, Lion's Beard, Mayflower, Prairie Smoke, Rock Lily, European Pasqueflower
2 years to reach maturity
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Pasque Flower Overview
Pulsatilla vulgaris is a pretty perennial species with many common names, it resides in the buttercup family, Ranunculaceae. Typically it grows to around 20cm tall, with a clumping habit and finely divided foliage. Leaves have a soft, silky texture when young, maturing to a firmer texture in older specimens. Flowers are either upright or nodding in habit and purple in colour, leading onto silky fruiting heads. Grows best in full sun and well-draining soil, this species would suit a rocky or alpine garden.
How to propagate Pasque Flower
Take root cuttings in the winter.
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Other uses of Pasque Flower
Rock garden, border, wildflower/meadow, walls
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