A charming Pulsatilla with campanulate, white flowers (bluish, violet reverse) covered in silky, white hairs; the basal leaves are evergreen.
Cannot wait to sow this gem!
Google images: P. vernalis
Germination: best sown fresh or in late fall/winter; most sources recommend -/+ 15C for germination in 3-6 months.
You can read a lot more about Pulsatillas species/propagation in the Scottish Rock Garden forum: http://www.srgc.net/forum/index.php?topic=9988.105