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Anemone pulsatilla vulgaris 'Alba'

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More About Anemone pulsatilla vulgaris 'Alba'

  • AKA Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Alba'
  • Single white flowers with yellow stamens
  • Fern-like silvery-green foliage
  • Plentiful blooms on a mature plant, lasting a couple of months
  • Attractive fuzzy seed heads remain after the flowers
  • Bloom Time: Early spring
  • Flower Size: 6 cm

Interesting Notes:

Pulsatilla earns its common name "Pasque flower" for blooming reliably around Easter. 

Zone:

2

Height:

25-35 cm

Spread:

20-30 cm

Colour:

White
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Pasque Flower Growing and Maintenance Tips

Anemone cultivars tolerate a wide range of soil and light conditions, and are drought tolerant. After flowering, do not remove or cut back the seed heads as they offer ongoing unique appeal. In gardens with no mulch, Anemone pulsatilla will self-seed, but are not considered invasive. Easy to grow perennial.


Anemone pulsatilla vulgaris 'Alba' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Seed

Flowering Time

Spring
Early Spring
Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Green
Silver

Landscape uses

Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Anemone pulsatilla vulgaris 'Alba'

 

Plants that work well with Pasque Flower

Basket of Gold Basket of Gold
(Alyssum saxatile 'Compacta')
Butterfly Milkweed Butterfly Milkweed
(Asclepias tuberosa)
Gaura Gaura
(Gaura lindheimeri 'Siskiyou Pink')