Common Name: Primrose
The word Primula is derived from the Latin term Primus meaning first and refers to how plants in this Genus usually flower in early Spring, being amongst the first plants to flower in the year.
Growth Rate: Average
|Hardiness: Hardy||Height: 0.20 m (20 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Partial shade||Spread: 0.35 m (35 cm)|
|Foliage Type: Semi Evergreen||Flower Colour: Yellow|
|Foliage Colour: Green||Flowering Period: March & April|
Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
Evergreen or semi-evergreen perennial. This is the plant from which so many Primrose plants have been cultivated. Clusters of pale yellow flowers are produced from early to mid Spring. Native to the UK and other parts of Europe.