Scientific Name: Primula vulgaris (incl. hybrids) Form: Round
Common Name:primula, primrose Texture:Medium
Family Name:PrimulaceaeHabit: Dense
Plant Type: Flowering pot plant, Herbaceous perennial, Semi-evergreen Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Garden origin, Europe, Central / west Asia Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Pubescent, Oblanceolate, Obovate, Crenate
Flowers: Flowers solitary, White, Violet, Blue, Yellow, Orange, Pink, Red, Feb- Mar- Apr- May
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Jul- Jun
Exposure: Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Container planting, Group or mass planting, Indoor plant, Rock garden, Winter interest, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Leaves obovate, wrinkled, forming a rosette, elongate after flowering, up to 20 cm long; flowers up to 4 cm wide, arising in central clusters on 5-15 cm long peduncles.