Droopy leaves on primrose - Knowledgebase Question

Las Cruces, Ne
Question by ceoverhiser
February 22, 2010
I purchased several primrose plants from my local Home Depot in Las Cruces NM to plant in my garden. Because the temperatures here have been cold, I have kept the plants in their original containers so that I can bring them in at night. The remaining leaves are drooping terribly after I gave the plants a good

Answer from NGA
February 22, 2010


Primroses love cool weather and I think by taking them indoors you are exposing them to too much warmth. They will fare better if you leave them outdoors both day and night. I have primroses in my garden that bloom this time of year, even peeking their little heads out of the snow. So take your plants outdoors and leave them out. They should perk up after a few weeks. Good luck with your primroses.

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