Botanical name: Primula denticulata hybrids
Other names: Drumstick primula hybrids
Variety or Cultivar: Hybrids _ Hybrids are compact herbaceous perennials with oblong, spoon-shaped green leaves and stout stems that bear a sphere of closely packed, tiny flowers in shades of purple, rose, lavender, lilac and white in spring until early summer. Primin-free, so causes no allergic reactions.
Primula denticulata hybrids is: Deciduous
Flower: Pale-purple, Purple in Spring; Rose-Red, Lilac, Purple, Pale-purple, White in Summer
Foliage: Green in Summer
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pruning: After flowering cut back stalks. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Seed, Root cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Primula denticulata hybrids (Drumstick primula hybrids) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Rock
Cultivation: Plant in deep, moist but well-drained neutral to acid, humus-rich soil in full sun or part shade.
Soil type: Loamy
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Neutral
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: North, South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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