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Primula

Primula bulleesiana

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

Primula Overview

A candelabra style primrose from western China.

Common problems with Primula

How to propagate Primula

Division

By seed when fresh or in spring; increase selected forms during dormancy, either by division.

Seed

Cuttings

Root cuttings. Root cuttings can be taken when dormant in winter.

Other uses of Primula

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