Primula vulgaris

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Primrose

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-7

Old-fashioned favorite with dark green, textured foliage and yellow spring blooms. Best grown in organically rich, consistently moist, well-drained soils. Tolerates summer heat better than most primula varieties. These thrive around ponds and along streams.

Height

6-8 in

Spread

10-12 in

Color

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time

March-June

When to Divide

spring

Good Companions

Violet (Viola ), Japanese Windflower Anemone (Anemone ), Columbine (Aquilegia ), Hellebore (Helleborus Winter Thrillers), Violet Pinwheels Phlox (Phlox ), Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea), Coral Bells (Heuchera )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Ground Cover
Containers
Exposure
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Rich
Moist
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