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Primula malacoides

  • Product Code: 1964


4.60€ Available autumn

Primula malacoides

This is a popular plant for a  heated greenhouse or conservatory. It is an annual plant that is NOT hardy. Please be aware that it can also very allergenic to some people and can cause headaches and rashes. It is described as being a weed  in Yunnan found in cultivated fields.  Despite all this bad press it is a very pretty plant which is also known as the Fairy primrose.  It can also be placed outside after the frost and grown on in a semi-shady spot. Easily raised from seed. 

Culture : greenhouse or indoors 15° - 20°C. Humid atmosphere, and moist soil, keep out of direct sunlight. 

  • Flowering period : Early - late spring
  • Ultimate Height : 50-60 cm
  • Hardiness : Non-hardy
  • Foliage : Deciduous
  • Sunlight : Partial shade - shade
  • Moisture : Moist but well-drained
  • PH : Acid or neutral
  • Culture : pot, cold greenhouse
  • Pot size : 7cm
  • No. seeds per packet : min 35

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