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Pulsatilla vulgaris - 'Prestbury Strain' (Pasque Flower)

Type Herbaceous flower, Alpine, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Upright Taller-Growing Clump, Architectural Form
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours Yellow Flowers (Summer early), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Frost hardy, Drought Tolerant
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Pulsatilla vulgaris:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils

Weaknesses of Pulsatilla vulgaris

  • Poisonous if eaten/irritating sap

Design & Plant Use for Pulsatilla vulgaris:

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
  • Low growing alpine plant flourishing in a dry sunny location

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View other alpines with yellow flowers, or alpines with medium green foliage

Common Missspellings: Pulsatila, Pulsertilla, Pulsitila, Pulsertilla

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