Primula hirsuta
Primula hirsuta
Primula hirsuta
Primula hirsuta

Primula hirsuta

Primulaceae

Height

10 - 15 cm

Flower colour

magenta

Flowering time

end of April - May

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained, lime-rich

pH

alkaline

Hardiness

sensitive to winter wet

Plant range

Alps and Pyrenees

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.

Sensitive to wet winter conditions.

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