Primula 'Francisca'

primula

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  • Position: partial shade
  • Soil: moist, humus-rich, neutral to acid soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast
  • Flowering period: March to July
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Yellow-eyed, green flowers that have ruffled petal edges, appear for an extended period from early spring to midsummer. An unusual primula that will add colour to the front of a partially shaded border or woodland floor.

  • Garden care: Divide large clumps after the plant has flowered, preferably during a wet spell.

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  • Q:

    should primulas be cut back and if so when?
    Asked on 9/29/2014 by Jillycoop from Kingston

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      Hello,

      Primulas are quite a varied group of plants, but as a very general rule, they only need the occasional tidy up, which simply means removing dead or tatty looking growth as it appears.

      Answered on 9/30/2014 by helen from crocus
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