Primula x pubescens 'Mrs. J. H. Wilson'
Primula x pubescens 'Mrs. J. H. Wilson'
Primula x pubescens 'Mrs. J. H. Wilson'
Primula x pubescens 'Mrs. J. H. Wilson'
Primula x pubescens 'Mrs. J. H. Wilson'
Primula x pubescens 'Mrs. J. H. Wilson'
Primula x pubescens 'Mrs. J. H. Wilson'

Primula x pubescens (I) 'Mrs. J. H. Wilson'

Garden auricula

Primulaceae

Height

10 - 15 cm​

Flower colour

magenta

Flowering time

May - June

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun - part shade

Soil

humus-rich, fertile, moist, well drained

pH

acid - neutral

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

garden variety

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.

Garden auriculas are spring flowering hybrids of Primula auricula and other related species in a variety of colours, red, orange, yellow, purple and violet. 'Mrs. J. H. Wilson' is an old cultivar with magenta flowers.

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