Primula Vialii

Description

(Primula vialii)

SPECIAL QUALITIES

A compact form of this classic garden plant that is easy to grow and fonns an eye catching border with a striking splash of colour.

FLOWERS

Heads of stunning bicolour flowers of mauve and red on long stems from late spring to late summer.

POSITION & USES

Plant in the front of a perennial or herb garden or as a border to a driveway in a lightly shaded place in a general soil.

CULTIVATION

Remove spent flower heads and prune in early to mid autumn. Water regularly over summer and don’t allow to dry out.

FERTILISING

Regular applications of Seasol and Power FeedĀ from spring to late autumn will keep it looking its best.

WATER RATING

  • Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
  • Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
  • Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.

Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.

CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.

Herb Attributes

Plants Needed per Square Metre 10
Habit A low growing clumping shrub with long lightly haired leaves and flowers standing above the foliage.
Position Light Sun to Part Shade, Moderate Frost.
Height 0.4M
Width 0.4M