Primula rosea


A lovely primula with glowing carmine-pink flowers produced in early Spring, before the leafy rosette of leaves forms.

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Primula rosea gigas has a long flowering period starting early in Spring, producing masses of deep pink flowers on short, stocky stems. Likes a rich, cool, consistently moist or boggy site in the sun or partial shade.

Top tip: Provides excellent ground cover for a wet area, with leaves that hug the ground topped with prolific deep pink flowers.

Flowers: April-June

Height: 25-35cm

Propagation: Divide plants.

Soil conditions: Best planted out in wet soil, in full sun or dappled shade.

Planting:  Rich, moist soil with plenty of organic content.