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Pasque flower: wonder in spring

Pasque flower: wonder in spring

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Let yourself be tempted by this very beautiful pasque flower, a spring flowering flower that has great decorative power.

In summary, what you need to know:

Last name : Pulsatilla Vulgaris
Family : Ranunculaceae
Type : Tuberous perennial

: 20 to 40 cm
Exposure : Sunny
Ground : Ordinary, well drained

: Spring

Planting pasque flower

An important step when done well, planting pasque flower improves flowering.

  • Pasque flower likes rather sunny situations

Planting is done in winter or early spring, and especially outside of frost periods.

  • Make a hole 6-8 cm deep.
  • Place the tubers at the bottom of the hole, leaving a space of 10 to 15 cm between each tuber.
  • Fill with the soil that you have removed and preferably mixing it with a planting soil.
  • Then water generously.

Caring for Pasque Flower (Pulsatilla Vulgaris)

This is an easy to maintain plant that requires little care and is very resistant to most diseases.

The foliage should never be cut before the plant is completely wilted, otherwise it will not bloom again year after year.

Adding fertilizer after flowering will promote flowering the following year.

Once installed, do not move the pulsatilla which does not like to be disturbed very much ...

To know about the pasque flower

Pasque flower anemones are very hardy. Their flowers are purple and their stamens straw yellow.

These delicious flowers can come back year after year for several springs.

They are often the first multicolored flowers of spring. In fact, the pasque flower blooms at the end of winter, sometimes as early as February.

Warning, the pasque flower is a poisonous plant for humans and for animals.

Although named after the anemone, she is not from the same family as thejapanese anemone.

Tip about pasque flower

As beautiful in the ground as in the house, you can cut them to make magnificent bouquets!

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Video: Spring Walk. Natural History Museum (June 2022).