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Primula 'Ooh La La Pastel Pink' (Ooh La La Series) (Primrose 'Ooh La La Pastel Pink' )

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Primula 'Ooh La La Pastel Pink' (Ooh La La Series)

Other names

Primrose 'Ooh La La Pastel Pink'

Genus

Primula Primula

Variety or Cultivar

'Ooh La La Pastel Pink' _ 'Ooh La La Pastel Pink' is a rosette-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with fleshy, hairy, triangular to ovate, lobed and scalloped, dark green leaves and erect stems bearing whorled, light pink flowers from late winter or early spring to early autumn.


Primula 'Ooh La La Pastel Pink' (Ooh La La Series) is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Erect flower stem, Rosette

Flower

Pink in All seasons

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Leafhoppers , Slugs , Vine weevil Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Leafhoppers , Slugs , Vine weevil

Grey mould , Primula leaf spot Grey mould , Primula leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Deadhead after flowering.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Primula 'Ooh La La Pastel Pink' (Ooh La La Series) (Primrose 'Ooh La La Pastel Pink' ) will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Grows best in deep, humus-rich, moist, neutral to acid soil in partial shade. Will tolerate shade. Protect with a dry winter mulch in areas prone to hard frosts.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

South, East

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Primula 'Ooh La La Pastel Pink' (Ooh La La Series)

Other names

Primrose 'Ooh La La Pastel Pink'

Genus

Primula Primula

Variety or Cultivar

'Ooh La La Pastel Pink' _ 'Ooh La La Pastel Pink' is a rosette-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with fleshy, hairy, triangular to ovate, lobed and scalloped, dark green leaves and erect stems bearing whorled, light pink flowers from late winter or early spring to early autumn.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Erect flower stem, Rosette


Colour

Flower

Pink in All seasons

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Leafhoppers , Slugs , Vine weevil

Specific diseases

Grey mould , Primula leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Deadhead after flowering.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Primula 'Ooh La La Pastel Pink' (Ooh La La Series) (Primrose 'Ooh La La Pastel Pink' ) will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Grows best in deep, humus-rich, moist, neutral to acid soil in partial shade. Will tolerate shade. Protect with a dry winter mulch in areas prone to hard frosts.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

South, East

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

Defra's Risk register #1

Plant name

Primula 'Ooh La La Pastel Pink' (Ooh La La Series) (Primrose 'Ooh La La Pastel Pink' )

Common pest name

Scientific pest name

Plantago asiatica mosaic virus

Type

Virus or Viroid

Current status in UK

Unknown

Likelihood to spread to UK (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

5

Impact (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

3

General biosecurity comments

Pest risk analysis suggested potential economic impacts would be small; and management by industry would be appropriate. Industry may wish to monitor for the presence of the pest and the Dutch industry certification scheme is of added benefit to the UK.

Defra's Risk register #2

Plant name

Primula 'Ooh La La Pastel Pink' (Ooh La La Series) (Primrose 'Ooh La La Pastel Pink' )

Common pest name

Necrotic spot

Scientific pest name

Impatiens necrotic spot virus

Type

Virus or Viroid

Current status in UK

Present (Widespread)

Likelihood to spread in UK (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

2

Impact (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

3

General biosecurity comments

Pest of mainly ornamentals and vegetables; present in the UK; and covered by the EU listing of Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus. To be kept under consideration in light of a review of the EU listing.

About this section

Our plants are under greater threat than ever before. There is increasing movement of plants and other material traded from an increasing variety of sources. This increases the chances of exotic pests arriving with imported goods and travellers, as well as by natural means. Shoot is working with Defra to help members to do their part in preventing the introduction and spread of invasive risks.

Traveling or importing plants? Please read "Don't risk it" advice here

Suspected outbreak? Click here for contact details to report to the relevant authority.

Date updated: 7th March 2019 For more information visit: https://planthealthportal.defra.gov.uk/

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