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PRIMULA denticulata

Commonly known as Drumstick primrose


Lilac-purple drum-stick primula
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  • Deciduous - oblong or spoon-shaped mid-green leaves to 25cm (10in) long. Crowded, spherical umbels of tubular or bell-shaped flowers to 2cm (¾in) across.
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - lilac purple
  • Height - 20-30cm (8-12in)
  • Spread - 25-45cm (10-18in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - robust, rosette-forming perennial. Produces flowers in crowded, spherical umbels
  • 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
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - aphids, red spider mite, vine weevil, slugs, viruses, grey mould(Botrytis)
  • Place of origin - Afghanistan to south-eastern Tibet, Burma, China.
  • Flower Shape - Tubular - - tubular or bell-shaped flowers to 2cm (¾in) across
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Bog garden -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Neutral to acid soil - requires deep, humus-rich soil.
20-30cm (8-12in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  25-45cm (10-18in)

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PRIMULA denticulata alba

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Commonly known as: Drumstick primrose.
Good white form
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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.

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