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Primula denticulata hybrids (Drumstick primula hybrids)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.3m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Primula denticulata hybrids

Other names

Drumstick primula hybrids

Genus

Primula Primula

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

Habit

Clump-forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pale-purple, Purple in Spring; Rose-Red, Lilac, Purple, Pale-purple, White in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Leaf and bud eelworms , Slugs , Vine weevil Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Leaf and bud eelworms , Slugs , Vine weevil

General care

Pruning

After flowering cut back stalks

Propagation methods

Division, Seed, Root cuttings


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Where to grow

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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Botanical name

Primula denticulata hybrids

Other names

Drumstick primula hybrids

Genus

Primula Primula

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.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pale-purple, Purple in Spring; Rose-Red, Lilac, Purple, Pale-purple, White in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Leaf and bud eelworms , Slugs , Vine weevil

General care

Pruning

After flowering cut back stalks

Propagation methods

Division, Seed, Root cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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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Dividing Primulas in Autumn

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