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Primula 'Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee' (Primula 'Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.4m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Primula 'Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee'

Other names

Primula 'Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee'

Genus

Primula Primula

Variety or Cultivar

'Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee' _ 'Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee' is a rosette-forming, evergreen perennial with oblong to ovate, shallowly lobed, dark green leaves and upright stems bearing umbels of fragrant, nodding bright yellow flowers with orange-red petal margins.


Primula 'Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee' is: Semi evergreen

Fragrance

Sweetly fragrant

Habit

Clump-forming

Flower

Bright-yellow, Flushed red in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

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

Grey mould , Leaf spot Grey mould , Leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Deadhead if desired to avoid self-seeding.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Seed


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Where to grow

Primula 'Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee' (Primula 'Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee') will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Rock, Wildflower, Wildlife, Woodland

Cultivation

Grows in deep, moist or moist but well-drained, humus-rich, soil. Prefers neutral to acid soil in partial shade but tolerates sun is the soil remains consistently moist.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Primula 'Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee'

Other names

Primula 'Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee'

Genus

Primula Primula

Variety or Cultivar

'Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee' _ 'Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee' is a rosette-forming, evergreen perennial with oblong to ovate, shallowly lobed, dark green leaves and upright stems bearing umbels of fragrant, nodding bright yellow flowers with orange-red petal margins.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Fragrance

Sweetly fragrant

Habit

Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

Bright-yellow, Flushed red in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

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

Specific diseases

Grey mould , Leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Deadhead if desired to avoid self-seeding.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Primula 'Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee' (Primula 'Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee') will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Rock, Wildflower, Wildlife, Woodland

Cultivation

Grows in deep, moist or moist but well-drained, humus-rich, soil. Prefers neutral to acid soil in partial shade but tolerates sun is the soil remains consistently moist.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

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