AWARD

PRIMULA veris

Commonly known as Cowslip, Herb Peter, Palsywort

OTHER PRIMULAS

Variable yellow flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    oblong to ovate, sometimes scalloped, leaves to 20cm (8in) long
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • Yellow
    Variable yellow shades
  • Height
    25cm (10in)
  • Spread
    25cm (10in)
  • 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 2-16 salverform, nodding flowers 1.5-2.5cm (½-1in) across
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

PRIMULA veris

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    The native cowslip. Wildlife plant - insects
    Medicinal properties
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, vine weevils, slugs, viruses, grey mould(Botrytis)
    Place of origin
    Europe to western Asia
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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25cm (10in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  25cm (10in)
 

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