Primula

Primula, is a very large genus of around 500 species in the primrose family, Primulaceae. The genus has a wide distribution, but the majority, about half the species, are native to the Himalayas. They grow in varied habitats, some are excellent rock garden plants, while others thrive in deep, fertile soil in semi-shade. The majority is not drought tolerant.

Primula 'Wharfedale Hybrids'
Primula 'Wharfedale Hybrids'

Seedlings grown from seed labeled 'Wharfedale Village' in a variety of white, pink and violet shades.

Primula allionii
Primula allionii

Allioni's Primrose

Allioni's primrose is a mat-forming rock garden plant with lilac-pink flowers

Primula alpicola
Primula alpicola

Moonlight Primrose

Moonlight primrose is a medium sized perennial native to the Himalayas with white, cream, yellow or purple flowers.

Primula alpicola var. luna
Primula alpicola var. luna

Moonlight Primrose

Moonlight primrose is a medium sized perennial native to the Himalayas with white, cream, yellow or purple flowers. Var. luna is a variety with pale yellow flowers.

Primula alpicola var. violacea
Primula alpicola var. violacea

Moonlight Primrose

Moonlight primrose is a medium sized perennial native to the Himalayas with white, cream, yellow or purple flowers. Var. violacea is a variety with violet flowers.

Primula amoena
Primula amoena

Caucasian Primrose

Caucasian primrose is a small rock garden plant with violet flowers.

Primula auricula
Primula auricula

Auricula

Auricula is a small rock garden plant with yellow flowers.

Primula capitata 'Noverna Deep Blue'
Primula capitata 'Noverna Deep Blue'

Round-Headed Himalayan Primrose

Round-headed himalayan primrose is a small perennial with violet flowers.

Primula cockburniana
Primula cockburniana

A small Himalayan primula with bright orange flowers.

Primula denticulata
Primula denticulata

Drumstick Primula

Drumstick primula is a spring-flowering perennial with white or lilac flowers.

Primula denticulata 'Alba'
Primula denticulata 'Alba'

Drumstick Primula

Drumstick primula is a spring-flowering perennial with white or lilac flowers. 'Alba' is a garden variety with white flowers.

Primula denticulata 'Rubin'
Primula denticulata 'Rubin'

Drumstick Primula

Drumstick primula is a spring-flowering perennial with white or lilac flowers. 'Rubin' is a garden variety with magenta coloured flowers.