Botanical Name: Pulsatilla patens
Height: 10 cm
Bloom Time: Early spring
Growing Conditions: Full sun and very well drained soil. For earliest bloom, site on a south-facing slope.
Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario seed source: No. Our seed came from Prairie Originals in southern Manitoba.
Wildlife Benefits: Early bees.
Remarks: This is the floral Emblem of Manitoba. It is shorter, paler, fuzzier, and usually earlier than European Pasqueflower (Pulsatilla vulgaris).