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Pulsatilla vulgaris (Pasque Flower)

Type Herbaceous flower, Alpine, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Ground-Hugging Rounded Clump
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours Purple Flowers (Spring), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Very hardy, Seaside Friendly
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Pulsatilla vulgaris - Cultivation Notes

Prefering a spot in full sun or part shade towards the front of the bed where it can avoid smouthering Pulsatilla a really well drained sandy or gritty soil doing well even on the most chalky soils.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Pulsatilla vulgaris:

  • Suitable for exposed coastal planting
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils

Design & Plant Use for Pulsatilla vulgaris:

  • Winter/early spring flowering herbaceous plant for early colour and extended seasonal interest
  • Low growing alpine plant flourishing in a dry sunny location
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