Pulsatilla vulgaris Blaue Glocke

European Purple Pasque Flower

Pulsatilla vulgaris (Pasque flower) has dazzling blue-purple flowers and light-catching, fuzzy seed heads that make this European wildflower a delight in the garden. An early spring bloomer, its huge provide essential early season nectar for honeybees. Plant with daffodils. 12" tall x 12" wide.
Zones4 - 8
Advantages
Bee Friendly
Plants For Small Spaces
Multiplies / Naturalizes
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Annual Rainfall
10 to 20"
20 to 30"
30 to 40"
40 to 50"
Mature Height12" tall
Mature Spread12" wide
Bloom TimeEarly spring
ShippingNow shipping to zones 2-10.
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SizePlant - 2.5" Pot
SKUHC015317

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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Per Plant - 2.5" Pot
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SKU
HC015317

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12" tall x 12" wide. Pulsatilla vulgaris has dazzling flowers and light-catching, fuzzy seed heads that make this European wildflower a delight in the garden. An early spring bloomer, Pasque flower is a choice companion for daffodil and tulip bulbs. And its huge blue-to-purple flowers provide essential early season nectar for honeybees. Leave the seed heads to encourage the plant to re-seed itself.
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SKUHC015317
Item Package Size
Plant - 2.5" Pot
Common Name
European Purple Pasque Flower
Botanical Name
Pulsatilla vulgaris Blaue Glocke
Zones
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Blue, Purple
Mature Height
12" tall
Mature Spread
12" wide
Bloom Time
Early spring
Ships As
Potted Plant
Soil Type
Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil
Soil Moisture
Average
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"
Advantages
Bee Friendly, Plants For Small Spaces, Multiplies / Naturalizes
Ideal Region
Anywhere In The US, Northeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Item Unit Of Measure
Plant
Ships To Canada
No
Planting Guides

Growing Pulsatilla (Pasque Flower): Plant Pulsatilla plants in well-drained, alkaline soil with full to part sun. In moister areas, Pulsatilla can be planted on sloping beds, hillsides and raised beds to ensure their roots aren't waterlogged in winter. Pulsatilla prefer colder zones (4-8) and aren't a good choice for the southern U.S. Young seedlings can be transplanted; established plants have deep tap roots and should be left in place. Pulsatilla is an ideal companion plant for many early spring blooming bulbs such as crocus, wildflower tulips, and miniature daffodils. Learn more about Growing Pulsatilla (Pasque Flower)


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