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Pasque Flower

Pasque Flower

Pulsatilla vulgaris ‘Rubra’ Frosty-green fuzzy flower stems often emerge when patches of snow are still on the ground.

Soon after, large open bell-shaped dusky burgundy flowers with golden-yellow stamens bloom as the finely cut furry ferny foliage begins to form. At bloom time flower stems are typically 4-5" tall but continue to grow after blooms have passed, eventually reaching heights of 9-12", with unique spherical clusters of feathery silvery seedheads.

Excellent choice for rock gardens and the front of the border. Will develop a deep extensive root system under the right conditions.

Plant 10" apart in full sun to part shade in rich seriously well-drained soil. Prefers not to be disturbed once established. Z4. (3½" plug stock)

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L743A: 1 for $3.25
L743B: 2 for $5.50
L743C: 3 for $7.25
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Herbaceous Perennial Plants

When you receive your order, open the bags and check the stock. Roots and crowns should be firm and pliable. If they are slightly dry, add a little water or, if they are going to be potted up soon, wet the roots. Generally, a little surface mold is harmless and will not affect the plant’s future performance. If you cannot pot them up immediately, store them in a cool (35–40°) location for a short time.

Do not plant bare-root perennial plant crowns directly outdoors.

Pot up the rootstock using well-drained potting mix in a deep 6" pot or a 1-gallon container. Avoid coiling the roots in under-sized containers.
Grow newly potted perennials for a few weeks in a protected location in indirect light at 50–60°. Wet and/or cold conditions for an extended period may cause rotting.
Transplant outside once they show some top growth and the danger of frost has passed.

For more info:
About planting bare-root perennials.