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PRIMULA florindae

Commonly known as Giant yellow cowslip, Himalayan cowslip

OTHER PRIMULAS

Late flowering, canary-yellow, scented
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Ovate, toothed, mid-green leaves to 45cm (18in) long
  • Yellow
  • Height
    To 1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread
    20-40cm (8-16in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Rosette-forming perennial. Produces umbels of up to 40 pendent flowers
  • Very hardy
    Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

PRIMULA florindae

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Thrives in consistently moist soil at bog edges and near streams and water. Tolerates more marshy conditions.
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, red spider mite, vine weevil, slugs, viruses, grey mould(Botrytis)
    Place of origin
    Southeastern Tibet. Introduced into UK by Frank Kingdon-Ward (1885-1958) in 1924.
  • Flower Shape
    Tubular
    Tubular to funnel-shaped 1-2cm (½-¾in) across
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Bog garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Neutral to acid soil
    Requires deep, humus-rich soil.
    Wet or boggy soil
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
to 1.2m (4ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  20-40cm (8-16in)
 

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