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Primula rosea 'Gigas'

Also called Himalayan Meadow Primsrose


Primula rosea 'Gigas' - Pink Bog Primrose

More About Primula rosea 'Gigas'

  • Clusters of magenta flowers with yellow centres appear before the foliage emerges
  • Foliage emerges reddish-bronze and matures to mid-green
  • Bloom Time: Early to mid-spring

Zone:

4

Height:

15-20 cm

Spread:

15-20 cm

Colour:

Magenta

Pink Bog Primrose Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in a cool, consistently moist soil, in partial to full shade. An ideal location is a boggy area that receives direct, morning sun and is shaded in the afternoon. 

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Primula rosea 'Gigas' Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Wet Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Flowering Time

Early Spring
Spring

Habit

Compact
Clumping

Foliage Color

Bronze
Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge