Primula elatior 'Crescendo Pink Shades'
Primula elatior 'Crescendo Pink Shades'
Primula elatior 'Crescendo Pink Shades'
Primula elatior 'Crescendo Pink Shades'

Primula elatior 'Crescendo Pink Shades'

Oxlip

Primulaceae

Height

15 - 20 cm

Flower colour

hot pink

Flowering time

May

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun - part shade

Soil

well drained, tolerates lime-rich soil

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

garden hybrid, the species is native to Europe

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 late January - March.

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

Spring flowering plant. P. elatior hybrids can be tender.

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