Primula japonica

Japanese Primrose

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 japonica, Japanese Primrose
Blooms in pink, red, and white in late spring. Self-sows to form sizable colonies.

Attributes - Primula japonica

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Late Fall

Flower Color: Pink, Red, White

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 1 ft. to 2 ft. 6 in.

Width: 2 ft.

Sunlight: Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Wet Soil. Container Plants, Long Blooming, Showy Flowers.

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