Primula auricula Alpina Mix

Primrose, Polyanthus

$10.95 ea. (3+ discount) $10.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2018

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Plant Code: PRAM

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Rosettes of thick evergreen leaves. Mixed flowers of an unusual variety of colors range from purples, greens, yellows to near brown are produced on 6" stems. More tolerant of summer dryness than most Primula. Flowers are great for cutting.


Type: Perennials
Height: Short 8-10"
Spacing: Plant 8" apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Spring to Late Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Shady
Zones: 4-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Acidic, Sandy
Flower: Mixed
Accent: Mixed
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Evergreen
  • OK in Containers
  • Shade Tolerant

Primula General Information

Primula auricula are charming spring flowers. Available in unusual rich colors with a lighter contrasting eye. Evergreen rosettes of smooth, somewhat fleshy grayish-green, toothed leaves. Blooms in small clusters on 6-8 stems.

Primula Plant Care

Prefers moist, compost-rich soil. Primula may benefit from afternoon shade in hot summers. Can be divided every 2 - 3 years right after bloom or in early fall. Be sure to replant crown just above soil surface. Cut back to 1/2 after blooming to encourage reblooms in fall.