Pasqueflower, a celebration of Easter

Let yourself be swayed by this very beautiful pasqueflower, a spring-blooming flower that has a high ornamental value.

Summary of Pasqueflower facts

NamePulsatilla vulgaris
Family – Ranunculaceae
Type – perennial

 – 8 to 12 inches (20 to 30 cm)
Exposure – full sun
Soil – ordinary, well drained

 – spring

Planting pasqueflower

– Planting in winter or at the beginning of spring, and especially as long as it doesn’t freeze.
– Dig a hole 2 to 3 inches (6 to 8 cm) deep.
– Place the bulbs at the bottom of the hole, spacing each bulb by 4 to 6 inches (10 to 15 cm).
– Backfill with the soil that you’ve removed, preferably blending it with a bit of planting soil mix.
– Water abundantly after that.

Comments on the pasqueflower

Pasqueflower is extremely hardy. Their violet flowers highlight the straw-yellow stamens.
These delicious flowers can reappear year after year for several cycles.
They often are the first multi-colored flowers of spring.

Learn more about Pasqueflower

The name “Pasqueflower” comes from old French, “la Fleur de Pâques”.
This means “Easter flower“, because its blooming often appears as Christians start preparing for their Easter celebrations.

Smart tip about pasqueflower

As beautiful in the ground as they are indoors, you can cut them to prepare magnificent flower bouquets!