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Wild Primrose

Image of primula vulgaris
Image of primula vulgaris
Image of primula vulgaris
Image of primula vulgaris

Primula vulgaris

  • Hardy plants.
  • Flower Christmas until late Spring.

Supplied as compost block grown plants.

SOLD OUT UNTIL SEPTEMBER 2015

5 or more £1.40 GBP
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Utterly hardy these produce pretty yellow flowers with an orange yellow centre - mostly single but occasionally double, this is the ultimate cottage garden plant!

Sometimes known as common Primrose, English Primrose, Blue Primrose or Culver keys.

Flowering can start soon after Christmas and continue right through to May. Its not unusual to see the pretty flowers appear from melting snows - these really are tough!

This variety of primrose was voted the county flower of Devon in 2002 (a poll carried out by the charity Plantlife).

  • Hardy, perennial.
  • Semi-evergreen.
  • Thrive in full sun or partial shade and great for planting under trees and hedges.
  • Great for planting under trees and hedges.
  • Prefer a rich moist soil.
  • Plant 9" (23 cm) apart 
  • Divide every three years or so.
  • Yellow flowers.
  • Flower January to May.
  • Can reach 12" (30 cm) high.
  • Will naturally self seed.
  • Culinary Uses
  • Flowers and leaves are edible.
  • Leaves can be used for making tea.
  • Young flowers can be used to make primrose wine.