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Primula ‘Belarina Cream’ (Primrose)

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Primula Belarina Cream, Primrose 'Belarina Cream', Belarina Series, Double Primroses, Cream Primoses, Shade plants, shade perennial, plants for shade, plants for wet soils, spring flowers
Primula Belarina Cream, Primrose 'Belarina Cream', Belarina Series, Double Primroses, Cream Primoses, Shade plants, shade perennial, plants for shade, plants for wet soils, spring flowers

Very floriferous and vigorous, Primula ‘Belarina Cream’ is a short-lived, semi-evergreen perennial forming a rosette of bright green leaves, topped with sturdy stems bearing large, fragrant, cream, double flowers. Blooming profusely from early to late spring, the upright-facing blooms look great at the front of borders or in containers.

  • Grows up to 5-8 in. tall (12-20 cm) and 10-12 in. wide (25-30 cm).
  • A full sun or part shade lover, it is best grown in humus-rich, moderately fertile, consistently moist, well-drained soils.
  • This plant is very versatile and can be used in beds and borders, cottage gardens, city gardens, or in containers. Perfect for underplanting shrubs and roses.
  • A low-maintenance plant (cut back after flowering). Watch out for pests such as aphids, vine weevil, slugs, leaf and bud eelworms, leaf-mining flies, and glasshouse red spider mite. May be subject to leaf spot, primula brown core, and gray molds.
  • Propagate by division in the fall or after flowering.

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Requirements

Hardiness 4 - 8
Heat Zones 1 - 8
Climate Zones 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, A3
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Primulaceae
Genus Primula
Common names Primrose
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Height 5" - 8"
(13cm - 20cm)
Spread 10" - 1'
(25cm - 30cm)
Spacing 12" (30cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Showy, Semi-Evergreen
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Patio And Containers, Underplanting Roses And Shrubs
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage
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Primula auricula ‘Golden Hind’ (Primrose)
Primula auricula ‘Adrian’ (Primrose)

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Requirements

Hardiness 4 - 8
Heat Zones 1 - 8
Climate Zones 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, A3
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Primulaceae
Genus Primula
Common names Primrose
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Height 5" - 8"
(13cm - 20cm)
Spread 10" - 1'
(25cm - 30cm)
Spacing 12" (30cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Showy, Semi-Evergreen
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Patio And Containers, Underplanting Roses And Shrubs
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage
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