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PRIMULA vialli


Lilac poker-like flowers, red in bud
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Seeds £6.00 per packet 

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

Seeds may be available, check buying options below.

  • Deciduous - broadly lance-shaped leaves to 30cm (12in) long
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - lilac, red in bud
  • Height - 30-60cm (1-2ft)
  • Spread - 30cm (12in)
  • 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, often short-lived, perennial.
  • 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)
  • Partial shade - will tolerate full sun if soil remains moist.
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - aphids, red spider mite, vine weevil, slugs, viruses, grey mould(Botrytis)
  • Place of origin - China (northwestern Yunnan, southwestern Sichuan). Introduced into UK by George Forrest in 1906.
  • Flower Shape - Spikes - - dense spikes to 15cm (6in) long
  • Tubular - tubular, pendent flowers to 1cm (½in) across
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Bog garden -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Neutral to acid soil - - requires deep, humus-rich soil.
  • Wet or boggy soil
30-60cm (1-2ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  30cm (12in)

Buy Varieties of PRIMULA vialli

PRIMULA vialli 'Alison Holland'

PRIMULA vialli 'Alison Holland'  >

Commonly known as: Vial's primrose.
Spikes of white flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £10.00 each
£11.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

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