Primula maximowiczii 

Primula maximowiczii

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£ 3,49 tax incl.


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Container: 0,5L pot

Flowering period: spring flowers

Hardiness zone: zone 6-10

Height: 10 to 30cm

Plant spacing: 30 cm

Description:

Umbels of tubular brick-red flowers.

Named after the botanist Karl Ivanovich Maximowich (1827-1891), curator of the Saint Petersburg Botanical Garden's Herbarium, Primula maximowiczii belongs to the Crystallophlomis section (Primula sect. Crystallophlomis).

This Asian primrose is native to China and Japan and forms rosettes with oblong leaves and has a spring flowering (April-May) in umbels of tubular brick-red blooms.

Height of the foliage: 5 cm. Height of the umbels: 30 cm

Grow in partial shade in moist, humus-rich, well-drained garden soil (Ph 5.5 - 6.4).

For moist rockeries and undergrowth woodland planting.

Goes well with Dodecatheon media, Saxifraga, Gaultheria, Heuchera, Podophyllum, Tiarella, and ferns.

Cultivation and Propagation
Soil type:humus rich
Culture advice:Well-drained soil with coarse sand
Aspect:partial shade, shade
Special maintenance:Prune the plant at the end of autumn, Watch out for natural planting
Multiplication Tips:Sowing in autumn, Sowing of fresh seeds
Garden tips:
Garden value:for expert gardeners, botanical curiosities
Garden style:cottage garden, garden undergrowth, rock garden
Landscape interest:alpine rockery, rockery, mixed-border
Position:front of the border, edge of the path, raised bed
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