Cowslip (Primula veris) Native


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Cowslip (Primula veris)

Cowslip (Primula veris) Is a British native herbaceous perennial flowering plant in the primrose family and a beautiful addition to your garden. Suitable for your boarders, containers and bog gardens. It has cup-shaped, yellow flowers which grow in nodding clusters on tall stalks. The leaves are oval with relatively wrinkled edges similar to the Primrose.

Because this is an early flowering plant it is a good nectar source for various insects including  bees and butterflies and beetles .

It is the county flower of Northamptonshire, Worcestershire and Surrey

  • Plant in partial shade or will also tolerate full sun if the soil remains moist at all times .
  • Thrives is moist well drained soil and will self seed.
  • Height ( approx 60cm ( 24in )
  • Spread 30cm ( 12in )
  • Flowers between April – May. You are able to plant in late autumn and winter when dormant as the roots will develop in your own space giving you early spring colour.
  • Easy to maintain.
  • We ship all plants bare root, this means that we wash all the soil off before packing plants. During the summer months we may need to trim some of the foliage back for shipping. Your primula will be ready for potting on into a larger pot or directly into the soil
  • Contact us if you require more information. We are available between 08:30am and 16:30pm via telephone Monday to Friday  and email outside of these hours we are happy to help with any queries