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A picture of a Primula scotica

Primula scotica

Primula scotica

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

35cm

Max

30cm

20cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Primula scotica Overview

A wild primrose with a low habit. Is mealy white on young stems and beneath ovate leaves. Purple flowers have a yellow eye. Grows on short coastal turf and dunes.

Common problems with Primula scotica

How to propagate Primula scotica

Seed

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

Cuttings

By division or from root cuttings.

Division

Other uses of Primula scotica

Alpine house