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Primula florindae

Primrose

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Features

  • BloomsApril to August
  • Height0.9m to 1.3m
  • Spread0.8m to 1m
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourYellow-orange
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Primula florindae (Primrose). This perennial produces 30-50 bright yellow flowers in umbels, they hang like little bells against a backdrop of broad, mid-green leaves with serrated edges.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Fragrant

Origin

S.E. Tibet

Interest and use

Walls, rock garden

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich, Boggy
  • Soil pH6.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

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

Propagation

You can propagate from seed in the spring, early summer or autumn, or by division or from root cuttings. Also, annual self-seeding.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Border cultivars may be prone to slug damage in damp situations and to attack by root aphids when grown in very dry conditions or in pots.

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