Primula cockburniana
Primula cockburniana
Primula cockburniana
Primula cockburniana
Primula cockburniana

Primula cockburniana

Primulaceae

Height

20 - 30 cm

Flower colour

orange

Flowering time

June - July

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained, moist

pH

acid - neutral

Hardiness

short lived

Plant range

China, Himalayas

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 January - March.

Seed not covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination.

Short lived, but can survive a few years with winter protection.

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