Primula x pruhoniciana 'John Mo'
10 - 15 cm
April - May
sun - part shade
humus-rich, fertile, moist, well drained
acid - neutral
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.
Division in spring or fall.
Carpet auriculas are spring flowering hybrids of Primula juliae and Primula vulgaris in a variety of colours.