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Primula

Primrose

Derived from the Italian primaverola, the name of this genus pays homage to the way its often early blossoms welcome spring. Many of the more than 400 species are at home in the moist climates of England, New Zealand and the Pacific Coast. The selections we offer are cold-hardy, yet will need ample water in warmer locales. Lovely planted en masse, Primroses are ideal for woodland gardens, damp borders, by a pond or streamside.

Primula cockburniana (P-0236)

Each 8.00

AVAILABLE SPRING 2021

Lounging in damp alpine meadows and alongside the rivers of southwestern Sichuan, this AGM winner touts fiery hued flowers coupled with a dainty demeanor. Pillowed by whitish farina-coated stems, open flower heads hold burnt tangerine and copper-colored blooms above a finely toothed medium green basal clump that’s not especially long-lived, though it effortlessly reseeds to ensure future generations. Its floral brilliance deserves a front row seat in well-drained borders or easily viewed patio containers.

Blooms May–June

Size: 12" – 15" high x 10" wide.

Hardy to zone 5.

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