Orchid Primrose (Primula vialii) in the Primroses Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 12-24 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: Stratify if starting indoors
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Other info: Seed does not store well. Sow as soon as possible
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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Location: Edinburgh Botanical Gardens, ScotlandDate: June 15, 2014
By LynneHTx
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Location: Olympia, WADate: June 2014
By Jewell
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Location: NJDate: 2007-06-19In a shade garden
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Location: Lincolnshire, England, UKDate: Jun 9, 2008 9:38 AMPrimula Vialii
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2013-06-22 1:20 pm. Such stunning colours - it can't be for real!
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Location: Indiana  Zone 5Date: 2011-05-21
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Location: My Garden Crescent City, CaliforniaDate: 2015-09-10One half inch tall and blooming!  I hated to snip his little bloo
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Location: Kalama, Wa.Date: 2001-08-11
By Joy
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2008-06-21
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2008-06-16
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2008-06-16
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Comments:
Posted by okus (Lincolnshire, UK) on Sep 23, 2011 10:13 AM

This one likes a damp place in semi to full shade.

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Primula vialii by wcgypsy Sep 12, 2015 12:44 AM 0
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