Pulsatilla vulgaris Rote Glocke
Red Bells Pasque Flower
Details8-10" tall x 8-10" wide. Red Bells Pasque Flower (Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Rote Glocke') blooms in early to mid-spring with a showy display of large, red flowers. A wonderful rock garden plant. These perennial wildflowers cover themselves with feathery seedheads that hold on the plant for many weeks of ornamental interest. Sun-loving Pasque Flowers are superb companion plants for spring blooming bulbs. Plant with Wildflower Tulips, Crocus, or miniature Daffodils.
|Common Name||Red Bells Pasque Flower|
|Botanical Name||Pulsatilla vulgaris Rote Glocke|
|Zones||4, 5, 6, 7, 8|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun|
|Mature Height||8-10" tall|
|Mature Spread||8-10" wide|
|Bloom Time||Mid to late spring|
|Ships As||Potted Plant|
|Planting Time||Spring / Summer, Fall|
|Soil Type||Sandy Soil, Average Soil|
|Amount of Rain||10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40"|
|Advantages||Deer Resistant, Bee Friendly, Rabbit Resistant, Groundcover, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), Plants for Small Spaces, Multiplies / Naturalizes|
|Ideal Region||Anywhere In The US, Suitable Above 7000 ft, Northeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
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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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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