Primula bulleyana

Primula bulleyana

Description: A pretty primula which produces a profusion of flower stems in spring which are red in bud opening to rich orange.  The flowers surround the stem and are in a number of whorls above rosettes of soft green semi evergreen leaves.

Uses: Good for group planting in woodland settings, besides streams or damp locations.

Climate/Position: Partial shade or full shade in moist soils.

Height/Spread: 60cm x 60cm

Soil Requirements: Acid soils preferred. Well drained soil which is moisture retentive.

Pruning: Leaves may be tidied up before flowering in spring.

Special Requirements: Plants can be divided in autumn to increase numbers.

Additional Interest: Found growing in grassy hillsides in regions of the Himalayas.