Primrose
Primula vulgaris
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Mist every 6 days
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers cold constant temperatures through the whole year (average under 16 °C).
pH range 5.0 - 5.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate humid temperate

Photo

Names

Other common names English Primrose
Family Primulaceae
Other scientific names Primula acaulis

Characteristics

Growth form shrub
Hardiness USDA 6 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -23°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • yellow
  • lilac
  • white
  • red
  • blue
  • purple
  • pink
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    2
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    3
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    4
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Leaf color
  • green
Repotting months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    8
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    9
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Repotting frequency every two to three years