Common name: pasqueflower
Botanical name: Pulsatilla patens, anemone patens
Light: part sun
Height: 5 – 10 inches
Water: moderate to low
Soil type: well-drained sandy to loamy soils
Perennial wildflower with purple-blue 6-petalled flowers with many yellow stamens and hairy stems in early spring; one of our earliest wildflowers, wispy seedheads and deeply cut foliage; found in open forests.