Primula latifolia
Primula latifolia
Primula latifolia
Primula latifolia
Primula latifolia
Primula latifolia
Primula latifolia
Primula latifolia

Primula latifolia

Clammy Primrose

Primulaceae

Height

10 - 15 cm

Flower colour

purple - violet

Flowering time

May - June

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun - part shade

Soil

fertile, moist, well drained

pH

acid - neutral

Hardiness

fairly hardy

Plant range

Alps

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 January - March.

Seed not covered and stored at 15 - 20°C (60 - 68°F) until germination.

Fairly hardy, but won't thrive unless soil conditions are correct.

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