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Primula vulgaris - Wild Primrose

No garden is complete without its primroses which start to flower in February and are happy in the shade, sun and even thrives in a moistish soil. More
500 seeds 120137 £1.95 Currently unavailable
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No garden is complete without its primroses which start to flower in February and are happy in the shade, sun and even thrives in a moistish soil.

Remember the flowers are edible too, and look lovely on the plate.

Genus Primula vulgaris
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Wild Primrose
Border Position Front
Soil Type Neutral
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 8-15cm (4-6in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow September - October and overwinter in a coldframe.
Care Tips This grows naturally in north-facing banks and hedgerows in sites shaded from hot sun. This grows well in container pot.
Flowering March - June, a year after from sowing.
Cooking Notes The leaves and flowers are edible, and have a very long history of medicinal use.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice
Creating beautiful pot displays with Primulas

Sarah teaches us how to create beautiful pot displays for spring, using plug plants straight from the garden centre or delivered to your door via sarahraven.com

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Container Plants Delivery - When in stock, please allow up to 2 weeks for delivery.

Seeds and Hardware Delivery - Normally despatched within 2 working days.

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