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Primula denticulata


Primula denticulata is a unique primrose with perfect spheres of flowers. Colours can be white, pink, lavender or magenta.

Primula denticulata is a unique primrose with 6-8 inch stems each topped with a perfect sphere of flowers. The colours can be white, pink, lavender, or magenta depending on the strain or mix. Best in full to part sun with good soil moisture.

Common Name: Drumstick Primrose

Family: Primulaceae (The Primrose Family)

Zone Hardiness: 2-8

Light: Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 8-12"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Asia and the Pacific - Himalayas

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