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Primrose

Primula alpicola

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

30cm

15cm

Min

15cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Primrose Overview

This species produces yellow, white or purple flowers. It is a low and compact perennial; the blooms are produced in clusters of bell-shaped flowers. The leaves are deep green and oval or lance-shaped.

Common problems with Primrose

How to propagate Primrose

Seed

You can propagate from seed in the spring, early summer or autumn.

Cuttings

By division or from root cuttings.

Division

Other uses of Primrose

Border, edging, greenhouse, mixed bed, shade, fragrance