pasqueflower (Pulsatilla patens)

3 Purple Pasqueflowers with yellow centers

pasqueflower

 

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.

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