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Other common names
shaggy windflower lady of the snows
Pulsatilla are herbaceous perennials forming clumps of finely dissected leaves, with solitary, hairy bell-shaped or cup-shaped flowers followed by silky-plumed seed-heads
P. vernalis is a semi-evergreen perennial forming a clump to 10cm in height, with finely divided leaves and bell-shaped white flowers 6cm in width, nodding in bud, later upward-facing, followed by silky seed-heads
Europe, N Asia
Toxicity Can cause mild stomach upset if ingested
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Loam, Sand
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
Grow in very gritty, moist but sharply drained soil in full sun. Protect from excessive winter wet. It resents root disturbance and may be difficult to establish, so plant when small and leave undisturbed. Can also be grown in pots in an alpine house
Propagate by seed sown in pots in an open frame as soon as seed is ripe. Propagate by taking root cuttings in winter
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Rock Garden Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Leave faded flowers as seedheads are an attractive feature
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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