Scientific Name: Primula auricula Form: Oval - horizontal
Common Name:mountain cowslip Texture:Medium
Family Name:PrimulaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Semi-evergreen Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.1 - 0.2m x 0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Leathery, Lustrous, Obovate, Spatulate, Serrate
Flowers: Umbel, Violet, Yellow, Pink, Red, Magenta, Apr- May
Fruit:
Exposure: Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Alpine, Perennial border, Rock garden, Spring interest, Wetland - bogs
Key ID Features:Leaves basal, sessile, obovate-spatulate, margins usually with small teeth; florets yellow, 5-20 cm per umbel, peduncle about 10 cm long.