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Primula vialii

Also called Vial's primrose, Orchid primrose


More About Primula vialii

  • Many pendent, tubular flowers produce dense, rocket-shaped spikes
  • Crimson-red buds open to lilac flowers, giving a bicolor effect
  • Tall, sturdy stems
  • Lance-shaped to oblong, toothed, mid-green leaves
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to midsummer
  • Flower Height: 60 cm
  • Foliage Height: 30 cm
  • Flower Size: 15 cm

Zone:

5

Height:

25-30 cm

Spread:

30-35 cm

Colour:

Mauve-lilac
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Chinese Pagoda Primrose Growing and Maintenance Tips

Often a short-lived perennial. 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 vialii Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge