A picture of a Giant Cowslip

Giant Cowslip

Primula florindae

Also known as

Himalayan Cowslip, Tibetan Cowslip, Primrose

Full Sun
Frequent watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1m

1m

Min

50cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Photo of Primula florindae at the UBC Botanical Garden in Vancouver
A photo of Giant Cowslip

Giant Cowslip Overview

This perennial produces 30-50 bright yellow flowers in umbels, they hang like little bells against a backdrop of broad, mid-green leaves with serrated edges.

Common problems with Giant Cowslip

How to propagate Giant Cowslip

Seed

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

Cuttings

By division or from root cuttings.

Division

Other uses of Giant Cowslip

Walls, rock garden