Showy mounds of evergreen foliage come alive with masses of dazzling red, pink, purple, yellow or white flowers from early spring to early summer. Hardy and carefree. Grows 6-12" high and spreads 10-12" wide. Captivating in borders, beds, rock gardens or planters in full to partial shade. Ships in a 3" pot. Zones 3-8. Primula x polyanthus Elite Hybrids
Deer tend to avoid.
Botanical Name: Primula x polyanthus Elite Hybrids
Common Name: Polyantha Primrose
Sun Exposure: Shade/Partial Shade
Height/Habit: 8 - 12"
Spread: 10 - 12"
Spacing: 10 - 12"
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8 (-30 degrees F)
Flowering Date: Early spring to early summer.
Blooms With: Daffodils, Tulips, Hyacinths
Shipping Season: both Spring & Fall
Unique Characterstics: The large prolific clusters of blooms. One of the most colorful perennials for shady sites.
Flower Color: Multiple colors that include Red, Pink, Yellow, Purple, White or orange.
Flower Form: 2 1/2 - 3" flowers form terminal clusters 6-8" across with a yellow center.
Foliage Type: Forms basal rosettes of oval to lance shaped leaves that are medium green.
Resistance: Good to P & D problems
Pruning: Not necessary
Soil Requirement: Deep rich, humus enriched soil that is moisture retentive
Additional Information: If planted in too dense of shade will not flower properly.
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