Primula ioessa
Primula ioessa
Primula ioessa
Primula ioessa
Primula ioessa
Primula ioessa
Primula ioessa
Primula ioessa
Primula ioessa
Primula ioessa

Primula ioessa

Primulaceae

Height

Height: 15 - 20 cm

Flower colour

lilac or white

Flowering time

June

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun - part shade

Soil

fertile, well drained, fairly moist

pH

acid - neutral

Hardiness

fairly hardy, but often short-lived

Plant range

moist mountain meadows in the 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 September - January.

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

Fairly hardy, but often short-lived.

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