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Primrose

Primula sikkimensis

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

90cm

Max

65cm

60cm

Min

50cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Primrose Overview

This species is a rosette forming deciduous perennial with pale green leaves. The flowers are borne in umbels of white to yellow small blooms in the spring to the summer.

Common problems with Primrose

How to propagate Primrose

Seed

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

Cuttings

By division or from root cuttings.

Division

Other uses of Primrose

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