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Primula tommasinii You and Me Blue

Hose-in-Hose Primrose

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 8-12" (Plant 12" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Spring to Late Spring
Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Full Shade
Zones: 4-7   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic, Clay, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Blue / Blue
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

A rare primrose with an amazing layered flower-in-a-flower blossom. Two separate tiers of petals are formed on each individual flower that form clusters above the fresh crinkled foliage. Plants come in a single color per plant in tones ranging from sky to deepest blue. Place them near a path so that its unique flowers can be noticed. The unusual common name refers to gentlemanís hosiery styles of the late 1500ís when this species was first discovered.

Extremely frost hardy. This Primula will most definitely turn heads and start conversation.

Features to Note:

  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • OK in Containers
  • Good for Cut Flowers

Primula General Information:

Primula are delightful in the woodland or shade garden. Flowers begin as tight little buds in the center of wavy cabbage green leaves.

Primula Plant Care:

Prefers moist, compost-rich soil. 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.

$12.95 ea.
(3+) $12.50 ea.
Ships: Fall 2016
Plant Code: PRYM