A picture of a Primrose

Primrose

Primula vulgaris 'Gigha White'

Also known as

English primrose

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

40cm

Max

45cm

10cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Primrose Overview

This very floriferous perennial bears clusters of white flowers with yellow, central marks. Has pale green, strap-shaped leaves.

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, mixed bed, fragrance