Drumstick Primula

Primula denticulata

Drumstick Primula - Primula denticulata

Common Name: Drumstick Primula
Genus: Primula
Species: denticulata

The word Primula is derived from the Latin term Primus meaning first and refers to how plants in this Genus usually flower in early Spring, being amongst the first plants to flower in the year.

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.35 m (35 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.35 m (35 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Purple, Red, White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: May & June

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

This deciduous perennial flowers during spring and early summer. The flowers are formed in large round, clusters on the end of long, upright flower stalks. The stalk and flower clusters together therefore resemble drumsticks. Flower colour is dependant on variety; purples, reds and whites are available. Light green leaves form around the base of the flower stalks.


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