Primulas of asiatic origin
Included in this selection are those plants of asiatic origin not included with the candelabra primulas. A superb and diverse range of plants , predominantly species with some colour selections. Originating from the mountainous regions of asia, they thrive particularly in the west country, Cumbria and Scotland where they benefit from the high rainfall. Given a little shade they will cope with drier conditions.
New season plants available Spring 2020
A long flowering exuberant species producing umbels of fragrant tubular yellow, white or purple flowers in summer. Humus rich moist soil. Part shade. H50cm x S30cm. £5.00
Primula capitata ssp. Mooreana
Deep purple flower heads from mid summer to late autumn. A very good late flowering plant. Humus rich moist soil. Part shade. H40cm x S30cm. £4.00
Low soft leaves with upright stems carrying narrow spikes of purple or mauve small flowers in early summer. Humus rich moist soil. Part shade. H30cm. £4.00
Whorls of creamy white fragrant flowers in late spring. Humus rich moist but not waterlogged soil. Part shade to full sun in good soil. H60cm x S60cm. £5.00
Note: Proportion of plants come out as Sinopurpurea.
Primula chionantha ssp. Sinopurpurea
Whorls of purple star like , fragrant flowers in late spring. Humus rich moist but not waterlogged soil. Part shade to full sun. H60cmxS60cm. £5.00
Note: Proportion of plants come out as chionantha
Softly hairy leaves producing umbels of rose red to pink to red violet in late spring to early summer. Humus rich moist soil. Part shade. 30cm x 30cm.
Pyramidal spikes of scented lavender blue flowers in early summer.Moist but well drained soil. Part shade.Height 20cm.
Umbels of fragrant funnel shaped sulphur yellow flowers in summer. Humus rich moist soil. Part shade. H1.2m x S90cm.
Primula florindae ‘Rays Ruby’
Umbels of fragrant intense red flowers in summer. Humus rich moist soil. Part shade. H1.2m x S90cm. £6.50
Primula florindae 'Red Group'
Umbels of fragrant funnel shaped orange to red flowers in summer. Humus rich moist soil. Part shade. H1.2m x S90cm.
Unusual primula from the petiolaris group. Low growing with pale lavender flowers in spring. Moist shade. Spreads by strawberry like runners, and can cover a considerable area. H10cm. £4.00
Small basal leaf rosettes producing in spring umbels of delicate clear pink flowers. Moist humus rich soil. Part shade. H15cm x S15cm. £4.50
A hybrid of two asiatic primulas, P. clarkei and P. warshenewskiana.
Stricking whorls of bright red flowers in April and May. Moist but well drained soil. Part shade. H30cm.
Primula rosea 'Gigas'
Lance shaped rosette forming leaves giving rise to umbels of red-
Umbels of tubular deep rose red flowers in summer. Humus rich moist soil. Part shade. H90cm x S60cm.
Long rounded leaf rosettes producing umbels of funnel shaped pale creamy yellow flowers in late spring. Humus rich moist soil. Part shade but will tolerate sun if soil is moist at all times. H90cm x S60cm. £5.00
Lance shaped softly hairy rosette forming leaves producing in summer dense spikes
of tubular flowers bright crimson when in bud, blue-
Primula waltonii (hybrids)
Umbels of funnel shaped purple, crushed strawberry or palest yellow flowers in summer. Humus rich moist soil. Part shade. H30cm x S20cm.
Fine hardy asiatic hybrid with lavender blue flowers in early spring. Moist humus rich soil in part shade. Height 8cm.
Primula ‘Tinney’s Moonlight’
Primula stolonifera x aureata. Large pale cream flowers with soft pink edge in spring. Humus rich moist soil. Part shade.
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