Primula kewensis
Primula kewensis
Primula kewensis
Primula kewensis
Primula kewensis
Primula kewensis
Primula kewensis
Primula kewensis
Primula kewensis

Primula kewensis

Primulaceae

Height

10 - 15 cm

Flower colour

yellow

Flowering time

August - September​

Foliage colour

green with farina

Sunlight

sun

Soil

fertile, well drained, fairly moist

pH

acid - neutral

Hardiness

tender

Plant range

A hybrid between P. verticilliata and P. floribunda created at Kew Gardens in the early 1900's

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.

Tender, doesn't survive winter outside.

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