Every year at this time, we get a lot of questions about the care of primrose plants, which are available around here in January and February.
The primrose plants most often sold by florists are the polyanthus primula, which is a hybrid variety. It is a low growing and compact plant that features small, vibrant clusters of flowers that grow from the center of the plant.
Primrose plant care is very easy, if you follow these simple tips.
- Primroses like cooler conditions and can remain in bloom for weeks if kept at temperatures between 50° to 60° F.
- Primroses need plenty of moisture but little direct sunlight, making them a great winter blooming plant to enjoy in this area.
More tips and advice on primroses
Here are a couple of other primrose resources I came across that you might enjoy:
One of the easiest ways to brighten any garden is to choose flowers that are guaranteed to flower at the first hint of Spring in the air. For that burst of bright, cheerful color, you can’t go past the Polyanthus…
Flower Gardens : How to Grow Primrose (Primula)
Primrose, or primula, are plants that can grow in the shade, but require a great deal of moisture. Start primrose flowers in the spring by seed or by division with help from a sustainable gardener in this free video on flower gardening and plant care.
Expert: Yolanda Vanveen
Bio: Yolanda Vanveen is a third-generation flower grower and sustainable gardener who lives in Kalama, Wash. She is the owner of vanveenbulbs.com. Filmmaker: Daron Stetner
Nearly every garden, no matter how small, has a spot that receives sun for only an hour or so a day. It may be only a narrow border against the north side of.
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