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Fairy Primrose

Primula malacoides

Also known as

Baby Primrose

Partial Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

20cm

30cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Fairy Primrose Overview

This is a clump-forming perennial which is grown as an annual. It will produces large clusters of pink, purple or white flowers in late winter and early spring.

Common problems with Fairy Primrose

How to propagate Fairy Primrose

Seed

Sow seed in mid summer.

Other uses of Fairy Primrose

Border, rock garden, edging, mixed bed, greenhouse, container