Pulsatilla halleri aka Anemone Halleri


Pulsatilla halleri, also known as Anemone halleri or Haller's anemone, is a flowering plant in the buttercup family. It can be found in sub-alpine and alpine regions of southern France, southern Switzerland, northern Italy, and Poland, extending eastward to Greece, Bulgaria, and Ukraine. This herbaceous perennial grows in clumps, reaching a height and width of about 20 cm. It has hairy grey-green foliage and produces pink or purple flowers in spring, which later form ornamental silky seedheads. Pulsatilla halleri prefers an exposed, well-drained position in full sun. Although mildly toxic, it is collected and cultivated for botanical and private gardens. It is also a recipient of the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit. This rare houseplant, Anemone Halleri, is easy to grow and requires regular watering. It thrives in long-lasting, direct light and should be placed less than 1 foot from a window. Native to France, Italy, and Switzerland, Anemone Halleri belongs to the Pulsatilla genus and prefers well-draining soil.

Common names

Anemone Halleri, Haller's Anemone

How to care for Anemone Halleri


Anemone Halleri is a low-maintenance plant that requires minimal attention, making it an excellent choice for beginners.


Anemone Halleri should be watered regularly, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings.


Anemone Halleri loves a well-draining soil. Perlite and vermiculite help with drainage, while coco coir adds organic matter, so a good potting soil mix will have all three. You can improve store-bought soil by adding some perlite to it.


Anemone Halleri requires abundant, bright and direct light. Placing it less than one foot from a window is the best way to make sure the plant receives enough light to survive and thrive. Depending on your region, however, the current weather can affect the placement of the plant in your home. For example, in some areas the sun may be too direct and intense, so it's best to place it farther away from the window. You may also need to adjust your placement according to the season as the sunlight can change intensity over the course of the year. If you live in a region with significant temperature fluctuations, such as a desert, you may need to place the plant a bit farther away from the window to avoid extreme heat or cold. With some care and attention, your Anemone Halleri will be sure to bring you many years of beauty and enjoyment.


Ploi does not possess verified information regarding the toxicity of this particular plant. In the event that you, a member of your family, or a pet ingests plant material with an unclear toxicity level, it is highly recommended to seek the advice of a medical professional.

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