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Primula auricula ‘Anderl’
Primula auricula ‘Anderl’
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Primula auricula ‘Anderl’

Auricula Primrose

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.446.700

This is a unique kind of Primrose, totally unlike more commonly grown forms. Light-green leaves are thick and waxy, forming a low rosette. Slightly taller stems hold clusters of fragrant flowers through the spring months. This selection has single blooms of deep midnight purple with a mauve edge and contrasting cream centre. Choose a partly shaded site with rich, moist soil but excellent drainage. Auricula Primroses were extremely popular in Victorian gardens, when hundreds of named selections were in existence. Clumps may be divided carefully after blooming or in early fall. Evergreen. BAVARIAN GAUDI™ series.

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Primula auricula ‘Anderl’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Creamy Yellow
Blooming Time
  Early Spring
  Mid Spring
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Light Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Alpine & Rock
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
   15-20 cm
   6-8 inches
   15-20 cm
   6-8 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate