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Primula ‘Wanda Blue Shades’
Primula ‘Wanda Blue Shades’
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Primula ‘Wanda Blue Shades’

English Primrose

USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.445.440

Primrose flowers are a true sign of spring, and they combine so beautifully with all kinds of flowering bulbs. This is an extremely popular and ancient heirloom variety, bearing varying shades of blue flowers, light to dark, that smother the bright green leaves in early spring. Perhaps the toughest Primrose of them all, plants quickly spread to form a large clumps that can be shared with friends and neighbours. Divide plants every 2 to 3 years in early fall, to maintain their vigour. Prefers a moist site. Will tolerate full sun in cool summer regions. Keep an eye out for slug damage.

Further details for
Primula ‘Wanda Blue Shades’

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 Blue
  Light Blue
Blooming Time
  Early Spring
  Mid Spring
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
   10-15 cm
   4-6 inches
   20-30 cm
   8-12 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate