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Pulsatilla vulgaris ‘Papageno’
Pasque-flower
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Zone 2 to Zone 9
Plant Shapes: Tuft
1.450.350

(Formerly Anemone pulsatilla) A long-time favourite for the spring garden, this strain of Pasque-flower introduces a whole range of colours and a unique flower shape. Plants form low tufts or mound of ferny green leaves, bearing crocus-like flowers with single to double fringed petals, from white to soft pastel pinks, through to rich deep purple and red. Hardy and reliable, these are even drought tolerant once established. Happy in any sunny location, and also tolerating part shade. Plants may be divided in early fall, or will self seed where happy. Fluffy seed heads provide summer interest. Cut back in late fall.


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Conditions     Appearance    
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
  Partial Shade

Soil Type
  Loamy
  Sandy
  Clay

Soil pH
  Acid
  Alkaline
  Neutral

Soil Moisture
  Dry

Care Level
  Easy

Foot Traffic
  None

Rate of Spread
  Medium
Flower Colour
  Deep Blue
  Deep Pink
  Light Blue
  Light Pink
  Mauvelilac
  Mixed
  Purple
  Red
  Salmon
  White

Blooming Time
  Early Spring
  Late Spring
  Mid Spring

Foliage Color
  Deep Green

Plant Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Border
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Massed
  Woodland

Flower Head Size
  Medium

Height
   15-30 cm
   6-12 inches

Spread
   20-30 cm
   8-12 inches


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