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A picture of a Scottish primrose

Scottish primrose

Primula scotica

Also known as

Primrose

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

Scottish primrose 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 Scottish primrose

How to propagate Scottish primrose

Seed

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

Cuttings

By division or from root cuttings.

Division

Other uses of Scottish primrose

Alpine house