A picture of a Primrose

Primrose

Primula 'Wanda'

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20cm

Max

45cm

10cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Primrose Overview

This clump forming variety will produce leaves that are deep green and heavily crinkled about 8cm long. The short-stemmed flowers are deep magenta to purple with a yellow eye.

Common problems with Primrose

How to propagate Primrose

Division

By seed when fresh or in spring; increase selected forms during dormancy, either by division.

Seed

Cuttings

Root cuttings. Root cuttings can be taken when dormant in winter.

Other uses of Primrose

Rock gardens. Winter/Spring interest.