Primula x elatior

‘Gold Victoriana’

VICTORIAN PRIMROSE

$9.50

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Description

Primula x elatior ‘Gold Victoriana’

GOLD LACED VICTORIAN PRIMROSE

 

Gold Lace Black – Clusters of rich russet red-brown petals laced with a golden edge and eye of the bloom. Primula x elatior ‘Victoriana’ blooms have a sweet and spicy fragrance with stems just long enough for cutting, appearing in spring. Prefers a moist site with protection from afternoon sun. A stunning addition to a Deep Shade or Dappled Light spot but will not cope well with dry shade conditions. This old-established cultivar was very popular in Victorian times and is making a comeback. Grows well and lovely in a pot or window box, can be planted in beds or rockeries, edging a path, alongside a stream or pond or under the downspout. Black, gold laced 20cm.

 

Growing: Primula x elatior ‘Gold Victoriana’
GOLD LACED VICTORIAN PRIMROSE

– Height with flowers: 20cm approx.
– Width: 20cm approx.
– Position: Deep Shade, Dappled Sunlight.
– Soil: Preferably dry to medium moisture but well drained soil. However they aren’t too fussy.
– Fragrance: None.

– Frost: Hardy
– Growth:
Herbaceous Perennial.
– Attracts: Bees, butterflies and all sorts of beneficial pollinators.

– Care: Generally low maintenance and easy to grow. Can remove spent flower and foliage to keep a tidy plant and freshen growth but not necessary.
– Deer & Rabbit resistant: Deer and rabbits usually leave them alone as they both do not like the texture.
– Origin: The common primrose is a species of flowering plant in the family Primulaceae, which is native to Western and southern Europe, northwest Africa, also parts of South-west Asia.

 

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