PRIMULA ALPICOLA

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Primula alpicola

PRIMULA ALPICOLA

$3.62 / packet

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Description

A choice and outstandingly fragrant plant from the high mountains of Tibet. Umbels of pendent bell-like violet flowers, powdered in the throat, are produced on long stems in early spring.

Sowing Advice

Primula seeds may be sown in good light conditions at any time onto a loam-based compost, barely cover so that around 50% are still visible. We never use artificial heat as cold and natural day to day fluctuations can help germination, and best temperatures are usually between 10 and 15 degrees C. (e.g. a cool greenhouse or northerly window sill) PLEASE NOTE: Temperatures exceeding 15 C can prevent germination, and above 20 C expect very little germination as seeds often go dormant as a protective measure. Germination takes between 3 to 6 weeks, sometimes taking much longer.

Key Facts

Family:Primulaceae

Classification:Hardy perennial

Height:30-45cm

Packet Content:20 (Approx)

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