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Primula veris


English Cowslip

USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.445.390


English Cowslip is a very hardy species of Primrose, bearing upright stems of nodding lemon-yellow flowers in mid-spring. Flowers are very fragrant, making this an old favourite to gardeners that are familiar with it. Certainly an easy Primrose to please, happy in average to heavy soils and a partial shade exposure. This associates well with a wide range of spring flowering bulbs, as well as other rock garden species, especially blue Pulmonaria and Brunnera. Will tolerate full sun in cool summer regions.

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Primula veris


Optimal Growing
Conditions
Appearance and
Characteristics
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Flower Colour
  Yellow
Blooming Time
  Mid Spring
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Edging
  Rabbit Resistant
  Fragrant
  Massed
  Waterside
  Woodland
Flower Head Size
  Large
Height
   20-25 cm
   8-10 inches
Spread
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium


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