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Primula vulgaris

Primrose, Common Primrose

Hardy Perennial

Without doubt this native British plant is one of the most beautiful of the Primula family and an excellent garden plant. The flowers are of softest yellow, a colour very rare among flowers, and are deliciously scented. Happy in full sun or part shade. Flowers spring. Height 6in.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Ideal For:
cottage gardens, wildlife gardens, low maintenance garden, woodland garden
Flowering Period:
March, April, May
Sowing Months:
February, March, April, May, June, July
Position:
sun or semi shade, dappled shade
    • 1 packet (50 primula seeds)

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Sow late winter onwards in good seed compost. Sow seed on surface of compost and gently firm. Seal in a polythene bag or cover with a piece of glass and place in a shady spot but do not exclude light which is beneficial for germination. Keep the soil damp but not wet. Germination usually takes 10-15 days at 15-18C (60-65F), higher temperatures can prevent germination.

Transplant when large enough to handle in 7.5cm (3in) pots. Grow cool and fairly moist and later plant out 23cm (9in) apart in good soil, sun or part shade.

Caution: may cause skin irritation
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