Primula japonica 'Appleblossom Pink'
Primula japonica 'Appleblossom Pink'
Primula japonica 'Appleblossom Pink'
Primula japonica 'Appleblossom Pink'
Primula japonica 'Appleblossom Pink'
Primula japonica 'Appleblossom Pink'

Primula japonica 'Appleblossom Pink'

Japanese Primrose

Primulaceae

Height

30 cm

Flower colour

pale pink

Flowering time

June - July

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun - part shade

Soil

fertile, well drained, fairly moist

pH

acid - neutral

Hardiness

possibly tender, was short lived

Plant range

the species is native to Japan

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.

Needs good soil conditions to thrive, can be short-lived. Pale pink flowers with hot pink-orange eye.

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