Primula Cowslip Seeds

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75 Seeds
P. veris
Item Code: 12628
Hardy Perennial (HP)
Native British Wildflower Species
Partial Shade
Fragrant Variety
Height: 25cm(10in)
Plant Class: Hardy Perennial (HP)
Habit: Bushy

Details

Details

Commonly called Paigles, these sweetly scented, golden yellow flowers have a contrasting orange eye and are held on long stems above a rosette of pale green crinkly leaves.

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Planting & Harvesting

Sow & Grow

Sow thinly, outdoors, February-April or September-November, on the surface of a small tray of pre-watered compost. Place in a cold frame or outside, but protect trays from birds and mice with polythene or glass. Do not let the surface of the compost dry out. Germination may be erratic and may not occur until seeds have been subjected to a period of cold temperatures. Transplant individually, when large enough to handle, to 7.5cm (3") pots. Always hold by a leaf, never by the stem. Grow on to allow plants to develop, before planting out, March-May or September-October, into well-drained soil, spacing 15cm (6") apart. Flowers: March to May.

Hint's & Tips

Native Habitat: Mainly seen growing wild in meadows, pastures and woodland, making it ideal for grassy areas, banks and border edging.