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Red Pasqueflower in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Pulsatilla rubra syn. Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Rubra'

 

Red Pasqueflower

Pulsatilla is a clump-forming perennial with dissected slightly hairy leaves and white, pink or purple flowers with golden centres in Spring. The flowers are followed by silky seeds. The plant is poisonous. It develops upright rhizomes, which go deep (up to 1m) into the ground and this functions as food-storage organ. Its leaves and stems are long, soft, silver-grey and hairy. It grows to 15–30 cm. Pulsatilla rubra is a red flowering species form.

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plant Features
  • Red Pasqueflower likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Red Pasqueflower likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Red Pasqueflower is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Red Pasqueflower likes free draining

    Free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Red Pasqueflower

Latin name

Pulsatilla rubra syn. Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Rubra'

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Ranunculaceae

ph

5.6 - 7.8 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Red Pasqueflower likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Red Pasqueflower is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Red Pasqueflower likes free draining

    Free draining

  • Water

    Red Pasqueflower likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Red Pasqueflower is 0.50meters x 0.30meters 0.50 M 0.30 M

Pulsatilla rubra syn. Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Rubra'

Pulsatilla is a clump-forming perennial with dissected slightly hairy leaves and white, pink or purple flowers with golden centres in Spring. The flowers are followed by silky seeds. The plant is poisonous. It develops upright rhizomes, which go deep (up to 1m) into the ground and this functions as food-storage organ. Its leaves and stems are long, soft, silver-grey and hairy. It grows to 15–30 cm. Pulsatilla rubra is a red flowering species form.


Plant container plants

From Mid Spring TO Late Spring

Plant container plants in a sunny position.

 

Propagation by seed

From Early Summer TO Mid Summer

Sow seed on top of compost, take care the seed is like dust!

 
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