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Primula smithiana

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  • Product Code: 1384

Seeds
4.50€

Plants
5.20€ Out of stock

Primula smithiana

This should really be considered as a synonym for Primula prolifera, however the plants we have differ considerably in habit, so to avoid confusion we are keeping the old name. It is a bright yellow candelabra which is much shorter in stature than the Primula prolifera we have. It doesn't form such large rosettes so is a good choice for the smaller garden. It is just as hardy and also keeps its leaves in the winter.

For more information about sowing, please visit our Sowing instructions. For more information on growing and caring for Candelabra primroses – please read this section on growing Candelabras.


  • Flowering period : Late spring - mid-summer
  • Ultimate Height : 50-60 cm
  • Hardiness : -20°C
  • Foliage : Evergreen
  • Sunlight : Partial shade - full sun
  • Moisture : Moist
  • PH : Acid or neutral
  • Culture : bog garden, streamside
  • Pot size : 7cm
  • No. seeds per packet : min 35

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