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A picture of a Candelabra Primula

Candelabra Primula

Primula japonica

Also known as

Japanese Cowslip, Japanese Primrose

Primula japonica 02 by Meneerke bloem (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Primula japonica 03
A photo of Candelabra Primula

Overview

Primula japonica is a perennial species in the primrose family, Primulaceae. Tolerant of wet soil, it is ideal for planting next to a pondside or in boggy areas. They are beautiful and eye-catching with its bright pink flowers on tall stems. Foliage is light green and the leaves have a crinkled texture.

Special Features

Attractive flowers