Pulsatilla vulgaris ‘Alba’

Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Alba'

Planted in the long dry bed
Pasque Flower

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring

Family: Ranunculaceae

Genus: Pulsatilla

Species: vulgaris

Cultivar: Alba

Type: Perennial

Type other: Alpine & Rock

Height: 6-18 in. (15-60 cm)

Spacing: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness: USDA Zone 3a to -39.9 °C (-40 °F)

Sun Exposure: Full Sun

Bloom Color: White/Near White

Foliage: Herbaceous

Soil pH from: 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Soil pH to: 8.1 to 8.5 (strongly alkaline)

Propagation Methods: From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall, winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse, stratify if sowing indoors

Seed: Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Otherdetails: This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds. Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

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