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Primula japonica mixed colours
Primula japonica mixed colours
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Primula japonica mixed colours

Candelabra Primrose

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 1.445.360

Primroses come in many shapes and sizes. The Candelabra group are grown for their colourful display of flowers arranged in layers or tiers on tall, upright stems. This species features flowers in a range of shades, from white through pink, to red. Dislikes summer drought, and performs best in moist soil. Tolerates wet conditions, beside a stream or pond. This type of Primrose flowers much later than the dwarf forms, the flowers appearing from late spring well into the summer. Excellent for cutting.

Further details for
Primula japonica mixed colours

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist or
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
  Light Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
   30-60 cm
   12-23 inches
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.