A picture of a Primrose

Primrose

Primula (Gold Lace Group)

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

35cm

20cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

    Primrose Overview

    This group of perennials have rosettes of oval, medium green leaves, occasionally tinged red. In mid spring to late spring, salverform flowers appear in various colours, with golden edges.

    Common problems with Primrose

    How to propagate Primrose

    Seed

    This needs to be raised annually by seed.

    Other uses of Primrose

    There are primulas suitable for almost every type of site; border, screen garden, bog garden, pool margin, greenhouse and alpine house.