- 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
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
Rosettes shine against the bare soil, whether it’s verbascums pulmonarias, orprimroses. Given a tidy in the autumn they will make this time of year look fresher. Pulmonarias will have plenty of time to settle in if planted in the autumn, and the apple-Read full article