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Primula polyantha 'Purple' (Pacific Giant Mix)

Series: Pacific

More About Primula polyantha Purple ('Pacific Giant Mix')

  • Fragrant, deep purple, overlapping petals surround a yellow eye
  • Flowers form clusters on short, sturdy stems just above the foliage
  • Compact habit of dark green, heavily corrugated, oval leaves
  • Evergreen or semi-evergreen foliage
  • Bloom Time: April to May
  • Flower Size: 5 cm

Interesting Notes:

Complicated parentage believed to include Primula veris, Primula elatior, and Primula vulgaris.

Zone:

4

Height:

15-20 cm

Spread:

15-20 cm

Colour:

Purple (deep)
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Purple 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. 


Primula polyantha Purple ('Pacific Giant Mix') Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Fragrant
Fragrant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Compact
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge