Primula allionii
Primula allionii
Primula allionii
Primula allionii
Primula allionii

Primula allionii

Allioni's Primrose

Primulaceae

Height

5 cm

Flower colour

lilac-pink

Flowering time

May

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

very well drained, gritty, lime-rich

pH

alkaline

Hardiness

tender, will not survive winter outside uncovered

Plant range

Alps

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.

Propagation:


Division in spring or fall.


Seed - sown in September - January.

Seed not covered and stored outside until March, then brought to 15°C (60°F) for germination.

​High alpine plant that does not tolerate winter wet.

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