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Primula florindae


Sometimes I forget to stop and smell the roses. Or the primula in this case. I had just set up my booth in mid June at the Van Dusen Garden Show. I could smell this gorgeous sweet fragrance and thought it was coming from the gardens. On the first day of the show a customer walked into our booth, smelled the Primula florindae on our table and said: "I just love this fragrance!" And I said "Oh yes. Isn't it wonderful!" Sweetly fragrant, citron-yellow bells. Flowers in June and July. Loves moisture.

Common Name: Giant Cowslip

Family: Primulaceae (The Primrose Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-8

Light: Full Shade, Part Shade, Part Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist, Wet

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

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