Primula alpicola
Primula alpicola
Primula alpicola
Primula alpicola
Primula alpicola
Primula alpicola
Primula alpicola
Primula alpicola

Primula alpicola

Moonlight Primrose

Primulaceae

Height

30 - 40 cm

Flower colour

white, cream, yellow, lilac or purple

Flowering time

June - July

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun - part shade

Soil

well drained

pH

acid - neutral

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

Bhutan and Tibet

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.

Hardy and easy to grow.

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