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Drumstick Primula

Primula capitata

Also known as

Primula, Primrose

Partial Shade
Frequent watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

    Drumstick Primula Overview

    A perennial from the north of India with purple flowerheads.

    Common problems with Drumstick Primula

    How to propagate Drumstick Primula

    Seed

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

    Cuttings

    By division or from root cuttings.

    Division

    Other uses of Drumstick Primula

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