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European primulas

A melting pot of species and old fashioned cultivars, all of which are fully hardy and make reliable garden plants.


Plants normally supplied well established in 9cm when available.

Auricula 'Fred Booley'

Primula elatior

True oxlip.Upright stems with clusters of pale yellow flowers. Any good soil. Part shade. H20cm.

£4.00

Found throughout central and southern Europe.


Primula halleri

Rosettes of mealy leaves producing open lilac-pink flowers in late spring. Moist humus rich peaty soil in part shade or in an alpine house in well drained loam based compost. H30cm x S25cm. £4.00

Occurs in alpine meadows from NW Italy to eastern Europe.


Primula farinosa

Rosettes of mealy leaves giving rise to umbels of tubular yellow eyed lilac-pink flowers in late spring. Moist humus rich peaty soil in part shade or in an alpine house in well drained loam based compost. H25cm x S25cm. £4.00

Tricky in cultivation. Native Bird’s Eye Primrose.


Primula juliae

Small rosettes of scalloped deep green leaves producing solitary saucer shaped pink-purple flowers with yellow eyes in early spring. Moist but well drained humus rich soil. Sun to part shade. H7cm x S15cm.

£4.00



Primula veris

Cowslip. Nodding fragrant deep yellow flowers in spring. Moist humus rich soil. Sun to part shade. H25cm x S25cm.

£4.00

Found throughout most of Europe and prefers drier conditions than the primrose.




Primula vulgaris

Primrose. Pale yellow solitary flowers in spring. Any good soil. Part shade. H10cm x S20cm.

£4.00

Our well loved native wild primrose.


Primula vulgaris ssp. Sibthorpii

Rosette forming wedge shaped leaves producing rose-pink flowers in spring. Humus rich moist soil. Part shade but will tolerate sun if soil is moist at all times. H25cm x S30cm.

£4.00

Native to eastern Europe.


Primula 'Guinevere'

Dark purple crumpled foliage with solitary pale lilac flowers in spring. Humus rich moist soil. Part shade. H10cm x S20cm.

£4.00


Primula ‘Hall Barn Blue’

Delightful woodland primula with glossy leaves.Rich purple blue flowers with a yellow eye. Humus rich soil. Part shade. H12cm. £4.00

Primula ‘Schneekissen’  


Small rosettes of scalloped deep green leaves producing solitary saucer shaped white flowers with yellow eyes in early spring. Moist but well drained humus rich soil. Sun to part shade. H7cm x S15cm. £4.00  

Primula  'Beeches Pink'

Small rosettes of scalloped deep green leaves producing clusters of dusky purple pink flowers in early spring. Moist but well drained humus rich soil. Sun to part shade. H7cm x S15cm. £4.00


Primula 'Groenekan’s Glorie'

Small rosettes of scalloped deep green leaves producing solitary saucer shaped clear pale pink flowers in early spring. Moist but well drained humus rich soil. Sun to part shade. H7cm x S15cm. £4.00


Primula  'Old Port'

Small rosettes of scalloped deep green leaves producing solitary saucer shaped deep red flowers in early spring. Moist but well drained humus rich soil. Sun to part shade. H7cm x S15cm. £4.00

Primula 'Lady Greer'

Clusters of small pale yellow flowers over crinkled foliage in spring. Humus rich soil. Part shade. H15cm x S25cm.

£4.00

Primula vulgaris ‘Innisfree’

Good crimson red flowers with deepest purple foliage. Any good soil. Part shade. H10cm x S20cm.

£4.00  .Recent introduction PBR


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Primula 'Francisca'

Unusual green frilly flowers in late spring. Humus rich soil. Part shade. H20cm x S10cm.

£4.00


Primula ‘Mc Watt’s Cream’

Old variety of dwarf polyanthus. Pale buttermilk cream flowers in spring. Moist but well drained soil. Part shade. £4.00


Primula ‘Perle von Bottrop’


Primrose with large purple flowers in spring. Humus rich moist soil. Part shade.   £4.00


Primula ‘Romeo’


Pale dusky purple flowers in early Spring. Humus rich moist soil. Part shade.  H12cm. £4.00


Primula wanda ‘Tomato Red’


Tomato red flowers above bright green leaves in Spring. Any good soil. Part shade. H 7cm.

£4.00


Primula ‘Barbara Midwinter’

Good garden primula with masses of carmine to purple flowers in spring. Any good soil. Part shade. H10cm

£4.00


Primula ‘David Valentine’

Vigorous cross between P.juliae andP.elatior. Lavender flowers in Spring. Humus rich moist soil. Part shade. H20cm

£4.00

Primula ‘Wanda’

Low growing old variety of primula,with purple red flowers in early Spring. Any good soil. Part shade. H10cm. £4.00


Primula vulgaris 'Alba Plena’

Double creamy  white primrose flowers in spring. Any good soil. Part shade. H15cm x S20cm.

 £4.00


Primula ‘Dawn Ansell’

Double pure white flowers  in spring. Any good soil. Part shade. H15cm x S20cm.

£4.00

Primula 'Elizabeth Killelay'

Double deep maroon edged silver primrose flowers in spring. Any good soil. Part shade. H15cm x S20cm.

£4.00


Primula 'Miss Indigo'

Double violet purple white edged primrose flowers in spring. Any good soil. Part shade. H15cm x S20cm.

£4.00


Primula 'Quakers Bonnet'

Primrose with double pale lilac flowers in spring. Moist humus rich soil. Part shade but will tolerate sun if soil is moist at all times. H20cm x S35cm.

£4.00

Small numbers lifted as bare root plants.


Primula ‘Marie Crousse'

Cerise pink double flowers Feb-May .Part shade. H15cm x S20cm.

£4.00

Small numbers lifted as bare root plants.


Primula 'Sue Jervis'

Double dusky pink primrose flowers in spring. Any good soil. Part shade. H15cm x S20cm.

£4.50

Small numbers lifted as bare root plants.

DOUBLE PRIMROSES

Garden Hybrids

All very useful for colourful ground cover in a shady spot. Some old varieties here that are not often seen. Generally low growing and spreading.