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Primula petiolaris

Primula petiolaris

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10cm

Max

20cm

10cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Primula petiolaris Overview

This species is a rosette forming perennial with elliptic to spoon-shaped toothed medium green leaves. The flowers are borne in the spring and summer with umbels of salverform purple-pink blooms.

Common problems with Primula petiolaris

How to propagate Primula petiolaris

Seed

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

Cuttings

By division or from root cuttings.

Division

Other uses of Primula petiolaris

There are primulas suitable for almost every type of site; border, screen garden, bog garden, pool margin, greenhouse and alpine house.