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Bird's eye primrose

Primula farinosa

Also known as

Primrose

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

30cm

20cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Bird's eye primrose Overview

A wild primrose with a low habit. Is mealy white on young stems and beneath ovate leaves. Pink flowers have a yellow eye. Grows on grassy hills and mountains.

Common problems with Bird's eye primrose

How to propagate Bird's eye primrose

Seed

Propagate from seed in the spring, early summer or autumn.

Cuttings

By division or from root cuttings.

Division

Other uses of Bird's eye primrose

Found on grassland and banks.