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Primula vulgaris

To swap with Sue Griffiths

This grower is sure of this plant identification.

I have hundreds of self seeded primroses.
You may take as many as you wish from allocated parts of the garden.
These grow on quickly and give wonderful natural Spring colour.

Primula vulgaris | Wem, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4
Primula vulgaris | Wem, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4
Plant Size
6cm × 1cm

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Plant Finder: about Primula vulgaris

Common names

Primrose, English primrose


Primula vulgaris (Primrose). The flowers are produced in clusters of yellow to white shades which all have a yellow eye. This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe.


They prefer fertile, well-drained soils, which grow in partial-shade with ample water.

Interest and use

Border, edging, mixed bed, fragrance, under shrubs, rock-gardens.

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Primula vulgaris | Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich, Peaty
  • Soil pH7.0 to 5.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Wem, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4
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