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Primula Spectrum Series (Primula 'Stella Mix')

Skill rating
Intermediate
skill rating
Maintenance level
2 hours care
per year
Ultimate height
0.2m
Max height
Ultimate spread
0.2m
Max spread
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Botanical name: Primula Spectrum Series

Other names: Polyanthus 'Stella Mix', Primula 'Stella Mix', Polyanthus 'Spectrum Mix'

Genus: Primula

Variety or Cultivar: Spectrum Series _ Spectrum Series are semi-evergreen, rosette-forming perennials with powdery, fleshy green leaves and fragrant, salver-shaped flowers in shades of pink, red, yellow, purple and white from late winter to mid spring.


Primula Spectrum Series is: Evergreen

Flower: Red, Purple, Pink, Yellow, White in Spring; Red, Purple, Pink, Yellow, White in Winter

Foliage: Green in All seasons

Habit: Clump-forming

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Leafhoppers , Slugs , Vine weevil

Specific diseases: Grey mould , Primula leaf spot

General care

Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Primula Spectrum Series (Primula 'Stella Mix') will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.2m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Garden edging, Underplanting

Cultivation: Plant in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil in partial shade. Water regularly in hot weather.

Soil type: Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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