Primula vialii. Moisture loving plant.


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Primula vialii. Moisture loving plant.

Primula vialii is a delightful plant which produces dramatic flower spikes from the basal rosette of hairy, oblong-lanceolate leaves. A cone of red buds forms the top of the upright flower stem, the buds open from the bottom up to reveal small, purple flowers which create a striking contrast to the red buds. Primula vialii are also called Orchid primrose and Chinese Pagoda primula.

  • Thrive in a moist soil therefore are suitable for pond-side planting or any damp but not water logged spot.
  • Height 10 cm (4 in) tall with flower spikes rise to approximately 40 cm (16 in) tall.
  • Prefer a position in partial shade, but will grow well in more sunny positions if the soil remains moist.
  • Flowers  from late spring to June
  • Herbaceous so will die back to ground level over winter. Don’t forget where you have planted them!
  • We ship all plants bare root; this means that we wash the soil off before packing plants. During the summer months we may need to trim some of the foliage back for shipping.
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