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Primula

Primula polyneura

Also known as

Primrose

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

40cm

Min

40cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Primula Overview

This species will produces light green, rounded, softly hairy leaves they are between 5 to 25cm wide on wiry stems. The flowering stems are about 20 to 45cm tall with 1-2 or several whorls of deep pink to purple-red flowers.

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

Ground cover