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Primula vulgaris


Native Primrose, English Primrose or Common Primrose




Origin:  From Britain, southern Norway, and northern Spain to north Africa, Lebanon, Iran, and the Caucasus.
            Mike's Opinion

this is Mike

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This is a plant than one should not be without, this may be partly due to my biased Cornish heritage where this plant was found along the hedgrows where I spent my childhood in Cornwall or because it is just such a solid performer. It is a tough, resilient plant that given a little moisture in our summer droughts will flourish in the garden for years to come.



Michael Pascoe, NDP., ODH., CLT., MSc. (Plant Conservation)

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Family
Primulaceae
Genus
Primula
Species
vulgaris
Category
Perennials, Weeds
USDA Hardiness Zone
1a - 6a
Canadian Hardiness Zone
0a - 6b
RHS Hardiness Zone
H7
Temperature (°C)
-51 - (-21)
Temperature (°F)
-5 - 5
Height
15 cm
Spread
30-45 cm
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
AprilMay
General Description
Rosette forming herbaceous perennial.
Landscape
Low maintenance banks and informal wildflower gardens.
Growth
Medium
ID Characteristic
Tongue-shaped leaves with multiple small yellow flowers.
Pests
Grey mould.
Habitat
Deciduous woodlands, banks, hedges and shaded grasslands.
Notable Specimens
Caerhays Castle, Goran, Cornwall, United Kingdom.
Propagation
Easily by early spring crown divisions.
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