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Primula - Asiatic

Asiatic primulas are a fantastic group of plants, both species and hybrids. The Primulas below are all from Asia and are largely adapted to the monsoon climate of these regions. Sometimes called bog primulas, they on the whole, like a moistish soil and they associate well with small streams, ponds or large lakes! Depending upon the region of the UK you garden, asiatic primulas will grow well in normal soils if you have reasonable rain fall, so in the West Country, Wales, Cumbria etc these plants generally thrive. Primula have no pH preferences and like a fertile soil. Given some shade, asiatic primula are less needy of very moist situations.

Divide primula in Autumn or early Spring, or sow seed in Autumn and expose to cold weather, germination should occur the following Spring.
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Primula beesiana AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: May to June

A Chinese candelabra, mid pink/purple flowered species, easy in a moist soil.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.80



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Primula x bulleesiana

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: May to June

A fantastic hybrid group between P. bulleyana and P. beesiana with flowers from yellow/grey through to maroon in typical candelabras, but mostly very lovely terracotta shades; one of our most popular forms.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.80



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Primula bulleyana AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: May to June

A stunning orange candelabra primula, easy and a good doer, deciduous. From the wet meadows of South West China and named after Mr Bulley who financed many plant collecting adventures in China at the beginning of the 20th century.
Very striking when planted as a group. The seed heads offer some interest into late Summer/Autumn too.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.80



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Primula florindae AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: May to July

The Himalayan cowslip. Incredibly fragrant yellow bells frequently dusted with a silvery grey farina and attractive seed heads in Autumn. Will gently seed about when happy. Perfect planting for heavy damp soils of a bog garden, pondside or stream.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 3.80
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.30



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Primula japonica 'Alba'

Primula japonica 'Alba'

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial shade
  • Flowering season: May to July

White flowered candelabra.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.80



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Primula japonica 'Apple Blossom'

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: May to July

A lovely pale pink strain of this vigorous moisture loving candelabra primula.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.80



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Primula japonica 'Carminea'

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: May to July

Red flowered version of this easy hardy candelabra primula.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.80



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Primula japonica 'Miller’s Crimson' AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: May to July

Classic, elegant red candelabra primula, with a dark eye, for a moist spot.


Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.80



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Primula japonica 'Postford White' AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: May to July

Probably not a true species but a very fine white candelabra with a golden yellow eye. Comes true from seed and is very easy and vigorous.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.80



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2. Primula japonica 'Miller’s Crimson' AGM
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Primula pulverulenta AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial shade
  • Flowering season: May to June

A good vigorous red-purple flowered candelabra primula.

Price: (2 or fewer plants) 4.50
Price: (3 or more plants) 3.80


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Primula sieboldii 'Oshibori'

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: April to May

A lovely for with rose pink backed pale pink / white flowers. Primula sieboldii are great primula for a woodland garden. They go domant in Summer once the soil dries up.

Price: 4.95


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Primula sieboldii 'Pago Pago'

Primula sieboldii 'Pago Pago'

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: April to May

Mid pink flowers veined with white.

Price: 4.95


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