Showy mounds of deep green foliage come alive with masses of dazzling red, pink, purple, yellow or white flowers from early spring to early summer. Hardy and carefree. Grows 8-12" tall and spreads 10-12" wide. Captivating in borders, beds, rock gardens or planters in full to partial shade. Zones 3-8. Primula x polyanthus (Elite Hybrids) Deer tend to avoid.
Primula polyanthus Elite Hybrids
Sun Exposure:Partial Shade, Full Shade
Height/Habit:8 - 12 inches
Spread:10 - 12 inches
Spacing:10 - 12 inches
Flowering Date:Early spring to early summer
Planting Instructions:Set at same depth as it is growing in the container. Firm soil and water thoroughly.
Winter Care:A light winter mulch is recommended to prevent frost heaving during the first 1-2 winters.
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.
Soil Requirement:Deep rich, humus-enriched soil that is moisture retentive
Additional Information:If planted in too dense of shade, will not flower properly.