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Growing Primula

Has anyone grown "primula pulverulenta", otherwise know as "candelabra primrose"? I have been studying it, as I may put it in my garden, but was wondering if anyone had ever had it before? Thanks! :wink:

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Grwe it years back at the Plant Group where I used to work; don't think it did so well there but you have an entirely different climate...


I love P. japonica and we grew P. viallii at the nursery last year; I really like that one...

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"Primula Vialii" reminds me of those popsicles we used to get when we were kids. I don't even think they make them anymore. Plus, their ORANGE AND YELLOW - not my colors I'm afraid! :lol:

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I just got my first primrose from a friend a few weeks ago - no idea what kind it is - but it's bluish purple and oh so lovely on my front porch right now.

For anyone else who doesn't know much about these pretty flowers:
https://gardenline.usask.ca/yards/primrose.html

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Val, P. vialli has a maroon bud that opens purple/pink...

[url]https://images.google.com/images?hl=en&lr=&q=Primula%20vialli&btnG=Search&sa=N&tab=wi[/url]

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Scott - YOU ARE RIGHT!!! Don't know where on earth I got the orange and yellow from??? :? Still looks like a popsicle though! :lol:

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Yes it does, but a sweet little popsicle... :D

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