Primula bulleyanaPrimula bulleyana

Primula bulleyana

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Robust upright perennial primrose with orange-yellow upright flowers. Can be sown at any time onto a loam-based compost, barely cover so that around 50% are still visible.Germination temperatures are between 10 - 15 degrees. Temperatures exceeding 15C can prevent germination. Germination takes between 3 to 6 weeks, sometimes taking much longer.
Genus: Primula
Species: bulleyana
Plant type: herb
Life cycle: semi-evergreen
Hardiness: Fully hardy: the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -15C or 5F.
Leaf colour when growing: mid green
Leaf shape: lance-shaped ovate
Leaf margin: toothed
Leaf arrangement: rosette
Approx leaf length (cm): 30
Can be grown from: seed or division after flowering
Soil conditions: humus-rich and water-logged fertile soil
Water needs: Semi-moist conditions
Light requirements: Partial sun
Cultivation methods: They prefer fertile, well-drained soils, which grow in partial-shade with ample water. You can propagate from seed in the spring, early summer or autumn, or by division or from root cuttings.
Interest and use: Walls, rock garden
Awards: RHS Garden Merit
Min height (m): 0.4
Max height (m): 0.65
Min spread (m): 0.5
Max spread (m): 0.65
Min pH: 7.0 Neutral
Max pH: 5.0 Acid
Flower type: cluster
Flower shape: salverform
Flower colour: bright yellow-orange
Size of inflorescence: Quite small (1 to 3 cm)
Spring colour: mid green
Summer colour: mid green
Autumn colour: mid green
Min growing temp (C): 8
Max growing temp (C): 30
Min optimum temp (C): 14
Growth habit: rosette
Climatic zone: 7
Origin: S.W. China
Blooming time start: Early summer
Blooming time end: Late summer
Approx 100 seeds