(Pasque Flower). Alpine. To 30 cms. Lovely flowers in shades of lavender, purple or violet in spring and often again in autumn. The silky, hairy flowers are followed by attractive seed heads that are soft feathery tufts or plumes. A wonderful rock garden plant, with a long season of interest. Also useful for border edging. Drought tolerant, once established. Sun and good drainage essential. Semi dormant iin winter.