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Scientific Name: Primula auricula
Pronunciation: PRIM-you-luh ore-ICK-you-luh
Common Name: mountain cowslip
Family Name: Primulaceae
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Key ID Features:
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293


Habit: Upright
Form: Oval - horizontal
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.1 - 0.2m
Spread:0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Rating: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Exposure: Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Alpine, Perennial border, Rock garden, Spring interest, Wetland - bogs
Additional Info: Google
mountain cowslip
 
 
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Basal
Texture/ Venation: Leathery
Surfaces: Lustrous
Colour in Summer: Green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Obovate, Spatulate
Apices: Obtuse
Bases: Attenuate
Margins: Serrate

 
 
Inflorescence Type: Umbel
Flower Morphology:
Corolla Shape:Salverform
Colour (petals): Showy, Violet, Yellow, Pink, Red, Magenta
Flower Scent: Fragrant
Flower Time at Peak:
Additional Info: Upright peduncle

 
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Propagation: Seed
Pest Susceptibility: Aphids or adelgids, Mites, Mold, Root rot, Slugs or snails
 
Location(s):
(GNH) GreeNHouse
(ONW) Overpass North side West
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