Primula vulgaris
Primula vulgaris

Primula vulgaris

Common Primrose

Primulaceae

Height

10 - 15 cm​

Flower colour

pale yellow

Flowering time

April - May

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun - part shade

Soil

humus-rich, fertile, moist, well drained

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

Europe

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.

Hardy, spring flowering perennial.

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