Primula marginata
Primula marginata
Primula marginata
Primula marginata
Primula marginata
Primula marginata
Primula marginata
Primula marginata
Primula marginata

Primula marginata

Silver-Edged Primrose

Primulaceae

Height

10 - 15 cm

Flower colour

violet

Flowering time

April - May

Foliage colour

green with silver, farina edges

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained, lime-rich

pH

neutral - alkaline

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 September - January.

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

​Fairly hardy given well drained soil.

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