Primula denticulata

Drumstick Primula

A long-time favorite, these miniature floral bouquets in a rainbow of colors are signs of spring. Excellent for bedding, edging and containers, they are especially effective with spring blooming bulbs. Many long-blooming, large-flowered varieties are available which provide instant color in late winter through spring. Most are short-lived perennials, replanted with summer-blooming annuals. Attract butterflies. Easy to grow in partial shade, and moist, humus-rich soil. Dislike winter dampness and summer heat. Start by seed or division. Watch for red spider mites.
Primula denticulata, Drumstick Primula
Vigorous, with a neat upright appearance, its flowers bloom in ball-shaped clusters. Some have variegated leaves. Not adapted to warm winters.

Attributes - Primula denticulata

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Early Summer

Flower Color: Blue, Lavender, Purple, Red, White

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 1 ft. to 2 ft.

Width: 1 ft. 6 in.

Sunlight: Partial Sun, Shade

Climate: Zones 5, 6, 7, 8

Notes: Container Plants, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Spider Mites.

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Primula 'Pacific Giant', Primula x polyantha, Primula japonica, Primula malacoides, Primula obconica, Primula vialii
 
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