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Primula sieboldii 'Snowdrop' (Siebold primrose 'Snowdrop' )

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Time to maturity
2-5 years
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Botanical name: Primula sieboldii 'Snowdrop'

Other names: Siebold primrose 'Snowdrop' , Sakurasoh 'Snowdrop', Japanese woodland primula 'Snowdrop' , Japanese primrose 'Snowdrop', Japanese star primrose 'Snowdrop'

Genus: Primula

Variety or Cultivar: 'Snowdrop' _ 'Snowdrop' is a rosette-forming, deciduous perennial with oblong to ovate, lobed, downy, pale green leaves and clusters of large, white flowers in spring and early summer.

Primula sieboldii 'Snowdrop' is: Deciduous

Flower: White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage: Pale-green in Spring; Pale-green in Summer

Habit: Erect flower stem, Rosette

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Specific pests: Aphids , Leaf and bud eelworms , Slugs , Vine weevil

General care

Pruning: Cut back stalks after flowering.. REGISTER to

Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to

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Primula sieboldii 'Snowdrop' (Siebold primrose 'Snowdrop' ) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Underplanting, Woodland

Cultivation: Prefers moist, neutral to acid soil in partial shade but will tolerate full sun if the soil remains moist.

Soil type: Loamy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral

Light: Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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