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Primula vulgaris

  • Common primrose
  • Product Code: 1100

Seeds
4.50€

Plants
4.40€

Collection 6 plants
18.00€

Primula vulgaris - Wild primrose

The well-loved common, wild primrose, a pale moonlight yellow beauty with modest perfume. Sometimes known as the English primrose though it is native to many countries in western and southern Europe. Hand pollinated for many years so you can be sure no woods have been plundered.

Thy smiles I note, sweet early Flower,
That peeping from thy rustic bower
The festive news to earth dost bring,
A fragrant messenger of Spring.

To A Primrose, Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit


  • Flowering period : Late winter - mid-spring
  • Ultimate Height : 10-15 cm
  • Hardiness : -20°C
  • Foliage : Evergreen
  • Sunlight : Partial shade
  • Moisture : Moist but well-drained
  • PH : Acid or neutral
  • Culture : border, woodland, pot
  • Pot size : 7cm
  • No. seeds per packet : min 35

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