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Primula japonica 'Miller's Crimson' (Japanese primrose 'Miller's Crimson')

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Primula japonica 'Miller's Crimson'

Other names

Japanese primrose 'Miller's Crimson'

Genus

Primula Primula

Variety or Cultivar

'Miller's Crimson' _ 'Miller's Crimson' is a perennial with broad leaves and stout stems bearing crimson flowers in early summer.


Primula japonica 'Miller's Crimson' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Clump-forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Dark-red in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

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

Primula leaf spot Primula leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Primula japonica 'Miller's Crimson' (Japanese primrose 'Miller's Crimson') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal

Cultivation

Grow in deep, moist, humus-rich soil in partial shade.

Soil type

Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

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Botanical name

Primula japonica 'Miller's Crimson'

Other names

Japanese primrose 'Miller's Crimson'

Genus

Primula Primula

Variety or Cultivar

'Miller's Crimson' _ 'Miller's Crimson' is a perennial with broad leaves and stout stems bearing crimson flowers in early summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Clump-forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Dark-red in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

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

Specific diseases

Primula leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Primula japonica 'Miller's Crimson' (Japanese primrose 'Miller's Crimson') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal

Cultivation

Grow in deep, moist, humus-rich soil in partial shade.

Soil type

Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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