Pulsatilla vulgaris

Pulsatilla vulgaris

Ranunculaceae Form -a native to Europe, grows 6 to 12 inches in height and width Culture -average soil with medium moisture -full sun to part shade -prefers rich, humusy soil in cool climate Foliage -flowers appear in April atop the thick stems before the leaves develop -as the flowers begin to fade, the foliage begins to develop into fern-like, grayish-green leaves -buds, stems and leaves have silky texture Ornamental Seed Heads Banner Photo by Mathew J. Wilson