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These will thrive in most conditions – they are happy in shade, sun and even the moistest soils.

Line a path, plant them in grass, or fill a container with these for sunny cheer early in the year. The flowers are edible too and look lovely on a 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
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