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A picture of a Primrose

Primrose

Primula rosea

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Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20cm

Max

20cm

15cm

Min

15cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Primrose Overview

This is a small species, the flowers are bright pink with yellow eyes and are produced in clusters with 4-12 blooms on short stems. The leaves have smooth edges and are bright green.

Common problems with Primrose

How to propagate Primrose

Seed

You can propagate from seed in the spring, early summer or autumn.

Cuttings

By division or from root cuttings.

Division

Other uses of Primrose

Walls, rock garden.

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