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Pulsatilla - vulgaris 'Red Bells' / pasque flower

    Pulsatilla - vulgaris 'Red Bells' / pasque flower

    Pulsatilla vulgaris Red Bells is a charming and unique perennial plant that adds an interesting touch to any garden. This plant is characterized by its stunning bell-shaped flowers that are a deep red color, making it a true standout in any landscape. The foliage is finely dissected and fern-like, adding to its beauty.

    Product Characteristics:
    • Height: 20-30 cm (8-12 inches)
    • Spread: 30-45 cm (12-18 inches)
    • Flower color: Deep red
    • Flowering period: April to May
    • Foliage: Finely dissected and fern-like
    • Sunlight requirements: Full sun to partial shade
    • Soil requirements: Well-draining, sandy or loamy soil, pH level between 6.5 to 7.5
    • Hardiness Zone: 3

    Pulsatilla vulgaris Red Bells is a great addition to any garden or landscape. It can be used in mixed borders, rock gardens, or in a cottage garden. It also works well in container gardens or as a cut flower in arrangements.

    This plant is known for its hardiness, drought tolerance, and disease resistance, making it a low maintenance option for gardeners. It is also a great choice for attracting pollinators like bees and butterflies to the garden.

    Companion Plants:
    • Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Little Bunny' - Little Bunny Fountain Grass: The soft, fluffy texture of this ornamental grass creates a nice contrast with the delicate flowers of Pulsatilla vulgaris Red Bells.
    • Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red' - Husker Red Beardtongue: The deep maroon foliage of this plant contrasts nicely with the red blooms of Pulsatilla vulgaris Red Bells.
    • Scabiosa 'Butterfly Blue' - Butterfly Blue Pincushion Flower: The delicate blue-purple flowers of this plant create a nice color complement with the red blooms of Pulsatilla vulgaris Red Bells.

    Care Instructions:
    Pulsatilla vulgaris Red Bells prefers well-draining, sandy or loamy soil with a pH level between 6.5 to 7.5. It should be planted in a location that receives full sun to partial shade. It is important to not overwater this plant, as it prefers to stay on the dry side. Deadheading spent blooms will encourage a longer blooming period. This plant is also deer resistant.

    Final Thoughts:
    Pulsatilla vulgaris Red Bells is a striking and unusual plant that is sure to add interest to any garden. With its hardiness and low maintenance requirements, it is an excellent choice for gardeners of all levels. Its unique blooms and foliage are sure to make it a conversation piece in any garden.