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Growing Primrose Flower 

Primrose flowers bloom in the early spring, which has been diversified to the base of color and shape. This evergreen flower blossomed in the early spring, blossomed together and decorate your garden. Primrose treats the container gardening and blooms again in the fall. There are many varieties that bloom in the container. The color of its flowers is blues, pink, red, yellow, orange and purple color etc. These are easy container garden flowers that you blossom beautifully in your garden twice a year.

About Primrose

Primrose flowers are fragrant flowers that flourish in abundance for long periods of time. These plants are also present in the container in the cold. Select the plant with buds, it will perform long lasting durability. Primulas can be planted inside the pot, they are short-lived. Usually, these plants live for 6 months. At the end of flowering, the flowers become faded.

These are perennial plants and prefer the humid environment. Reproduction in growing Primrose is easy because these plants are quite hardy and adaptable. This is why Primrose will easily find you in every nursery. Primrose can easily develop by seed with an equal mixture of soil, sand and peat moss (Potting Soil). Nature Brings are giving tips here very easy.


Scientific name                  Primula vulgaris

Common name                   Primrose

Plant type                             Flower

Sun                                          Full sun/ partial sun

Soil                                          Acidic/moist

Soil pH                                   6.5

Height                                    18” -24”

Flower color                         Blue, Red, Yellow, Pink, Orange and Purple

Blooming time                    March-may

Zone                                        5-9

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Growing information Primrose

  • The choice of place is important for growing primrose, choose a place where there is a complete sun or a partial shadow.
  • They prefer acidic soils, for this, soil ideally pH is 6.5. Depending on the diversity of the soil, the soil can be from the rich loam to the average soil. Before planting, mix lots of leaf mold in the soil.
  • If available, then use leaf mold every year as a mulch, it is also useful in the form of plant manure.
  • Until these plants reach the height of 8 to 10 centimeters, keep in the indoor.
  • This plant requires additional fertilizer and water, they are more happy with more water. It requires high nitrogen and humidity in the summer season. But the water does not accumulate, the danger is rooted when the water is logged.
  • If your area is dry, then select a drought tolerant plant. If once the plant is established it will grow well and will last for a long time in the summer. It does not require much supervision.

Growing from seeds

  • Fill the potting mix in about 4-inch wide pot. Then water it until it becomes saturated, give it water.
  • Insert 2 to 3 seeds in each pot. Insert seeds from depths of 1/2 inches and cover them with soil, light is necessary for germination of germination.
  • Cover the pot with clear plastic sheets. Then shift it to the propagation tray, or to have a shallow tray that can keep about 1-inch water.
  • Then shift the tray to cool location. Some sites recommend keeping it under fluorescent lights. Keep this in 10 to 12 hours per day in this light.
  • Watch the primrose seed daily, and leave the water if necessary. Keep the soil moist for germination. The ideal temperature is 60 to 65 degree F. Under ideal conditions, germination is in 10 to 30 days. When the plants look up, remove the plastic sheets.
  • Once the height of the plantation is about 3 to 4 inches, you can transplant it to a large container or garden.

*The best time to plant polythene, acoli and orricula of some species is from February to April. But in very serious areas you can sow it in April from Mach. If you want to plant it in June or by the end of July, you will keep it calm and moist.

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Propagation Primrose

It is easy to grow from Primrose by seeds because these plants do not transplant properly. Sow its seeds in the beginning of the season and cover them with mild soil. While sowing seeds, read the instructions given on packets properly.

Blooming time

These perennial plants are usually blooming in spring, but it can vary depending on the weather conditions. In the harsh winter, its flower may be delayed but light winter encourages its flower.

Insects and disease

If your primers are kept in the right soil, the right environment, and proper observation, then it will face fewer problems. Healthy, aromatic plants, insect or disease can be affected very little. Primrose remains safe from insects and diseases.

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