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Primula 'Pacific Hybrids'
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Plant Type: Perennials

Highly praised for its large flower size and clear, vibrant colors. Flowers freely in a wide range of colors including yellow, maroon, lavender, white, pink, and blue-violet. Most have large eyes of contrasting colors. The 'Pacific Hybrids' put on a fantastic color show in early spring.

 


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Primroses will produce dazzling flowers each spring if they are well-maintained. Ideally, they should be planted in boggy areas, perhaps near bodies of water, where their shallow roots will not dry out. Plants will go dormant in hot, dry summer weather unless they are kept well-watered. Though they are fully hardy in the North, primroses need protective insulation such as snow cover in the late winter months so they are not lost to late hard freezes.

Flower Color

Foliage Color

Plant Spread

6-12 in.

Good Companions

Astilbe-Hybrid (Astilbe ), Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis), Forget-Me-Not (Myosotis sylvatica), Iris-Japanese (Iris ensata), Lenten Rose (Helleborus orientalis), Lily-turf-Blue (Liriope muscari)

Plant Height

6-8 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

3-8

Soil Moisture

Consistent water needs


Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes

Bog plant, Cut flower or foliage, Border, Mass Plant, Container

Bloom Time

Early spring

Critter Resistance

Exposure

Full to part shade

Growth Rate

Medium

Seasonal Interests