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PRIMULA vulgaris

Commonly known as Primrose


Fragrant pale yellow flowers
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Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£11.50 each 

Any 3+ £10.00 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre
  • Evergreen - inversely lance-shaped to obovate, toothed or scalloped, deeply veined, bright green leaves to 25cm (10in) long
  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • Yellow - pale yellow
  • Height - 20cm (8in)
  • Spread - 35cm (14in)
  • 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 clusters of 3-25 salverform flowers 2.5-4cm (1-1½in) across
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun - tolerates full sun if soil remains damp.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - the native primrose. Wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, leafhoppers, vine weevil, slugs, viruses, grey mould(Botrytis)
  • Place of origin - Europe, western Turkey.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Woodland garden -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - - often fragrant.
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
20cm (8in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  35cm (14in)

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