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Primula vulgaris (Wild Primrose)

No garden is complete without primroses, coming into flower from February onwards.
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Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Ground Cover (Scattered)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
March - June, a year after from sowing.
Height
15cm (6in)
Group/Species
vulgaris
Common name
Wild Primrose
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Part Shade
Spread
15cm (6in)

Description

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.

Care Tips

Suited to planting in grass or wooded areas for a naturalistic appearance. Plant on mass. If growing in containers, re-pot after flowering into new, well-drained, gritty compost.