Flowering Perennials: Characteristics and Culture

Primula, Primrose

  • Scientific name
    Primula polyantha
  • Height
    8 to 12 inches
  • Bloom period
    May
  • Color
    blue, orange, yellow, red
  • Light
    Semi-shade
  • Moisture
    Well drained
  • Soil
    Sandy loam
  • Relative ease of care
    Moderate
  • Remarks
    Must be kept moist. Cannot survive summer heat and drought.