Fairy Primrose (Primula malacoides) in the Primroses Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9a
Plant Height: 8-12 inches
Plant Spread: 8-12 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Downy
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Lavender
Mauve
Pink
Red
White
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Depth to plant seed: Cover lightly.
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Start inside in early winter or direct sow in early Spring after frost.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Wow! by plantladylin Feb 14, 2013 4:25 PM 2
Which Primula? by Paul2032 Apr 8, 2014 9:44 PM 8

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