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Primrose

Primula marginata

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20cm

Max

30cm

10cm

Min

25cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Primula marginata in the Queyras
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Primrose Overview

This is a clump-forming species the leaves are powdery and toothed around the edges. The flowers are white-eyed lilac, light purple or pink are lightly scented.

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

Greenhouse