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botanical name:
Pulsatilla vulgaris var. rubra
Pulsatilla vulgaris var. rubra © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Paque flower
synonyms:  Anemone pulsatilla
family:  Ranunculaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.23m
width: 0.30m
growth rate:
growth habit:
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: maroon
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -1°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Deep purplish-maroon flowers in spring. Soft, ferny grey-green foliage. The flowers are followed by seedheads which last well in to summer.

cultivation:
Free-draining, gritty soil in full sun. Once established, they resent disturbance and division of clumps is rarely successful.

propagation:
From seed. May self-seed.

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