Primula auricula – Alpine plants for sale

£2.50

Beautiful flowers in different colours with a creamy yellow eye in the spring.

Easy plant for novice gardeners.

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Description

Primula auricula description

Bold, fragrant flowers in the spring, each with a cream or yellow centre and bi-coloured petals of various shades.

This is a butterfly friendly plant.

RHS Award of Garden MeritHow easy is it to grow:
This has won the RHS Award of Garden Merit [1]. To win this impressive accolade the plants must have outstanding excellence for decorating a garden, be robust, not require highly specialist growing conditions or care and not be particularly susceptible to any pest or disease.

Good for the front of a border, containers, in an alpine bed or rock garden or by a patio or in a tub and it is very easy in most soils, including heavy or clay ones.

Also known as Primula pubescens.

Common name: Alpine Auricula.

Primula auricula
Primula auricula

The best position in the garden:

Sun or semi shade.

Sun or semi shade

What type of soil:

Any reasonable soil, also tolerates acidic soil and clay soil.

How much moisture:

Normal.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Hardy.

Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.

Size of plant:

Height 15 cm.
Spread 15 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 40 plants per square metre.

Alpine plants for sale from Boundary Nursery.

Reference:
[1] Royal Horticultural Society – opens in a separate window.

Additional information

Weight .25 kg

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