Primula auricula

Primula auricula

Bear's Ear Primrose

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Primula auricula is a wonderful plant for rock and alpine gardens, or positioning at the front of borders. It was once the subject of a Victorian era plant craze...where hundreds of different named cultivars were collected and grown in UK gardens. Dense heads of fragrant flowers rise above the leaves on short stems.



Hardiness Zone: Zone 2 to Zone 9
Light Requirements: Part Shade
Height: 15 cm to 20 cm
Spread: 15 cm to 20 cm
Soil Requirements: Rich moist well drained soils
Bloom Time Early to late spring
Planting Time: Early spring to early summer, early fall
Use: Alpine and rock gardens, woodland gardens, mixed borders, container plant, edging
Flower Colour & Shape: Dense heads of tubular flowers with a flattened and lobed corolla, in varying muted shades of olive, yellow, pink, red, wine or mauve, usually with a contrasting yellow eye
Foliage: Light green thick waxy broad evergreen leaves in a basal rosette
Benefits: Evergreen, fragrance, rabbit and deer resistant, attracts bees and butterflies

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