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Primula - Primroses

Primroses and Primula plants provide you with early spring blooms in bold and vibrant colors that are perfect for brightening any moist, shady garden or for container planting. Blooming for weeks, these ornamental flowers are easy to grow and include the showy Candelabra primroses with their tiered clusters, the delicate bouquets of Polyanthus primroses and the evergreen Primula auricula (mountain cowslip). 

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Primula 'Belarina Amethyst Ice' (Primrose)

An outstanding double primrose, Primula 'Belarina Amethyst' is a short-lived, semi-evergreen perennial forming a rosette of bright green leaves, topped with sturdy stems bearing large, fragrant double flowers. Blooming profusely from early to late spring, the incredibly pretty, rich blue-purple blossoms are adorned with a thin white ribbon at their petal tips, adding definite charm to the plant.

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Primula 'Belarina Cobalt Blue' (Primrose)

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

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Primula 'Belarina Cream' (Primrose)

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.

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Primula 'Belarina Nectarine' (Primrose)

Very floriferous and vigorous, Primula 'Belarina Nectarine' is a short-lived, semi-evergreen perennial forming a rosette of bright green leaves, topped with sturdy stems bearing large, fragrant, golden-yellow, double flowers adorned with an apricot pink blush. Blooming profusely from early to late spring, the upright-facing blooms look great at the front of borders or in containers.

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Primula 'Belarina Pink Champagne' (Primrose)

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

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Primula 'Belarina Valentine' (Primrose)

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

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Primula 'Crescendo Blue Shades' (Polyanthus Primrose)

A reliable bloomer, Primula 'Crescendo Blue Shades' (Polyanthus Primrose) is a semi-evergreen perennial producing umbels of large, cobalt-blue flowers adorned with a bright yellow heart. Blooming from late winter to early spring, they stand out beautifully against the rosette of oval, wrinkled, dark green leaves. Easy to grow, this primrose looks terrific in large bedding displays with tulips and pansies.

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Primula 'Crescendo Bright Red' (Polyanthus Primrose)

A reliable bloomer, Primula 'Crescendo Bright Red' (Polyanthus Primrose) is a semi-evergreen or evergreen perennial producing umbels of bright red flowers adorned with a bright yellow heart. Blooming from late winter to early spring, they stand out beautifully against the rosette of oval, wrinkled, dark green leaves. Easy to grow, this primrose looks terrific in large bedding displays with tulips and pansies.

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Primula 'Francisca' (Polyanthus Primrose)

Vigorous, award-winning Primula 'Francisca' (Polyanthus Primrose) is a semi-evergreen perennial producing umbels of large, flat, slightly ruffled, pale jade green flowers, 2.5 in. (4 cm), adorned with a star-shaped, yellow heart. It blooms far longer than most primroses, from early spring to mid summer and remains attractive for many weeks or even months.

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Primula 'Perle von Bottrop' (Primrose)

Noted for its creeping habit, Primula 'Perle Von Bottrop' is a compact, evergreen perennial bearing masses of large, regal purple flowers adorned with contrasting, small yellow eyes. Blooming profusely from early to late spring, they literally cover the rosette of bright green leaves. This hybrid primrose spreads by creeping rhizomes to form small, attractive clumps. Perfect for the rock garden.

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Primula 'Romance' (Primrose)

Primula 'Romance' (Primrose) is a short-lived perennial forming a rosette of dark green, attractive leaves, fully covered with large, bright pink, double flowers. Blooming from early to late spring, the ravishing blossoms are adorned with a thin white ribbon at their petal tips, adding definite charm to the plant.

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Primula 'Wanda' (Primrose)

Noted for its creeping habit, Primula 'Wanda' is a compact, semi-evergreen perennial bearing masses of vibrant magenta flowers adorned with contrasting yellow eyes. Borne in loose clusters, they bloom profusely from early to late spring, and rise on sturdy stems above a compact rosette of bright green leaves.

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Primula 'Zebra Blue' (Polyanthus Primrose)

A real showstopper, Primula 'Zebra Blue' (Polyanthus Primrose) is a compact perennial producing large, blue and white striped flowers, 2 in. wide (5 cm), adorned with a bright yellow heart. Blooming over a long flowering period, from late winter to late spring, they stand out beautifully against the rosette of lance-shaped, dark green leaves. Easy to grow, this primula acaulis looks great in borders or in containers.

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Primula allionii (Allioni's Primrose)

One of the earliest spring-flowering primroses, Primula allionii (Allioni's Primrose) is a small evergreen perennial forming a tight cushion of oval, mid-green, sticky leaves which are often hidden by the profusion of flowers. Blooming from late winter to mid spring, tubular blossoms in shades of white, rose or mauve, usually with white centers, delight the eye.

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Primula auricula 'Adrian' (Primrose)

A prolific grower, Primula auricula 'Adrian' is an evergreen, perennial, alpine auricula forming a rosette of light green leaves with clusters of exquisite, rich purple flowers adorned with lighter petal tips and creamy-white centers. Borne on short stems, they are produced in mid to late spring. Hardy and easy to grow, it is perfect for the front of borders, rock gardens and containers.

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