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Primula denticulata 'Mixed'

Just £2.99

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A beautiful and distinct primula with large round flower heads made up by scores of neat florets. Prefers a semi- shaded position but will do well in the border. Colours include snow-white, lavender-blue, lilac, deep blue and startling rich carmine. Ideal for early spring flowers, spring- flowering pot plants, bedding, and cool spots in the rock garden.

Cottage Gardens, Alpine & Rockery, Low Maintenance Garden, Cut Flower Garden, Woodland Garden


Sun or semi shade

30cm (11.8in)

25cm (9.8in)

Sowing Months Flowering Months
Sow spring to mid summer or autumn on surface of good seed compost and gently firm. Seal in a polythene bag or cover with glass and place in a shady spot. Do not exclude light which is beneficial for germination. Keep soil damp but not wet. Germination usually takes 10-30 days at 15-18C (60-65F), higher temperatures can prevent germination. Once most seeds have come up, sprinkle a tiny amount of sieved compost over the roots to anchor them.

Transplant when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3in) pots. Grow cool and fairly moist and later plant out 23cm (9in) apart in the autumn where they are to flower in good soil and full sun.


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So easy 2011-04-23

These 'drumstick' primula are so easy and so reliable. In a formal border or in clumps in a cool spot near the pond, they're always there and always great to see. Adds a flush of early colour at a time when everything else is just getting started, and contrasts beautifully with the spring daffodils. Easy to germinate - just sow the seed and forget about them. Year on year they grow stronger and taller.