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Primula auricula 'Purple Pip'

A cheery and lovely colour for a spring table or windowledge. This double variety is sterile so the flowers will last twice as long. More
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A cheery and lovely colour for a spring table or windowledge. This double variety is sterile so the flowers will last twice as long.

Genus Primula
Variety Purple Pip
Group auricula
Type Hardy, Hardy Perennial, Herbaceous Perennial, Perennial
Common Name Border Auricula
Border Position Container, Front, Ground Cover
Soil Type Chalky, Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Dry, Moist but Well-drained
Height 20-25cm (8-10in)
Spacing 15cm (6in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Really tough little plants that like poor well-drained, gritty compost. Equally at home in pots as well as borders, but att heir best in a theatre.
Care Tips Feed well at the start of the year and position in a cool shady area. They then require minimal TLC. They love free draining poor soil. Protect flowers and foliage from heavy rain.
Flowering April - June
Harvesting Flower Production 3 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest

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