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Polyanthus 'Firecracker'

Primula

Hardy Perennial

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An eye-catching new Polyanthus bearing yellow blooms with a fiery orange-red edge. These long-lasting flowers are borne on strong, stout stems above rosettes of semi-evergreen foliage. Versatile and easy to grow, Polyanthus 'Firecracker' is perfect for edging borders and brightening up spring patio containers. Height and spread: 23cm (9").

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Try the sweet tasting petals on top of salads or even pancakes, crystallise them for use as cake decorations too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

 

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Ideal For:
cottage gardens, alpine & rockery, scented gardens, low maintenance garden, woodland garden
Flowering Period:
March, April, May
Position:
sun or semi shade
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Pot up Polyanthus plants and grow them on for transplanting at a later date. Grow plug plants in bright, frost-free conditions, watering sparingly until they are fully rooted in. When all risk of frost has passed, acclimatise polyanthus plants to outdoor conditions over 7 to 10 days, prior to planting out in their final positions.
Polyanthus make colourful bedding plants, or grow them in containers and borders or in any fertile, moist, well drained soil. Choose a position in full sun or semi shade. During the winter, avoid over watering which may cause the plant to rot in cold conditions. Deadhead faded polyanthus flower stems throughout the flowering period to encourage more blooms to be produced.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


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Reviews
  1. November fireworks

    By Geoff Catchpole 02-12-2016

    Mine are garden ready and I put them in the refreshed tomato compost on top of tulips daffs iris and crocus. Flowering strongly throughout November; both primrose and denticula forms. Those in my sons borders are flowering now too. Nice surprise I expected a 6 month wait.

    Natalie
    02-12-2016

    Thank you very much for your review. I am glad that you have been happy with your purchase. I hope we can continue to be of service to you in the future.

  2. Excellent

    By Mark Beardsell 05-08-2015

    Good strong plants. Overwinter well and flower for ages.

    Natalie
    07-08-2015

    Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I hope we can continue to be of service to you in the future.

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