5 years to reach maturity
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Drumstick Primula Overview
Primula denticulata is a herbaceous perennial species in the Primulaceae family. This fully hardy plant produces beautiful purple, globe shaped flowers with yellow centres, on short stems. In the summer it grows vigorously and thrives in moist conditions. It is commonly known by the names Drumstick Primula and Tooth-Leaved Primrose. The flowers measure approximately 18mm in diameter, they are tubular in shape and produced in a spherical cluster. This species typically grows to around 30cm in height, foliage is produced in a rosette, leaves are egg-shaped and narrow near the base. This plant has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.
Common problems with Drumstick Primula
How to propagate Drumstick Primula
Divide clumps in early autumn.
Special features of Drumstick Primula
Attracts useful insects
Other uses of Drumstick Primula
Rock garden, border, fragrance, walls. Spring interest.