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Primula prolifera (Candelabra Primula)

Primula prolifera (Candelabra Primula)
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Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Spiky Foliage / Spiky Upright Form, Architectural Form
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Light pink Flowers (Spring), Medium green Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Primula prolifera:

  • Scented blossom
  • Attracts wildlife to feed or nest
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Tolerates permanently wet soil
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Weaknesses of Primula prolifera

  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations

Design & Plant Use for Primula prolifera:

  • Winter/early spring flowering herbaceous plant for early colour and extended seasonal interest
  • Ideal for informal cottage garden style planting
  • Ideal for naturalistic woodland planting

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