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Lilac Drumstick Primrose

Adapts to any sun and soil
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Lilac Drumstick Primrose

Adapts to any sun and soil
This primrose sends up a ball of pastel blooms in a shape like an allium or drumstick. The pretty hues will add a soft, delicate beauty to a shaded spot, where it'll grow with ease. But the most amazing thing about Lilac Drumstick Primrose is that it's incredibly adaptable. Sure, it'll thrive in that shaded spot, but it'll tolerate full sun without a fuss, too. The same goes for soil--it thrives in the well-drained soil in a rock garden, but it has no problem with the poor drainage of a water garden, either. It's simply carefree wherever you put it. Each year, this perennial returns with more vigor for an even more impressive show. And for something that adaptable, perennial and resistant to deer and rabbits to also be so beautiful? Lilac Drumstick Primrose must have been plucked straight from a gardener's dreams.
  • Zone 2-8
  • Height 8 - 12 inches
  • Bloom Time Blooms throughout spring
  • Light Requirements Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Ship As NO. 1 BAREROOT
We ship this item in Spring. Cannot ship to: AE AK GU HI PR
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  • Botanical Name:

    Primula denticulata 'Lilac'

  • Height: 8 - 12 inches
  • Ship As: NO. 1 BAREROOT
  • Spacing: 8 - 12 inches
  • Spread: 8 - 12 inches
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Color: Purple
  • Foliage Type: Oval to oblong large, crinkled, mid green leaves, forming a rosette.
  • Bloom Time: Blooms throughout spring
  • Flower Form: 2-4" rounded flower heads made up by scores of neat florets
  • Planting Instructions: Dig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots. Spread the roots around the hole and fill in with dirt so that the crown is level with or slightly above the soil.
  • Soil Requirements: Moisture retentive soil. Grows just as well in soil with poor drainage as it does in soil with good drainage.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Pruning: Cut flowers back after blooming if you don't want it to self seed. Divide in late summer.
  • Winter Care: Mulch as needed in colder climates.
  • Additional Information: Prefers to be grown in part shade, but it can be grown in full sun provided that the soil can remain moist.
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR



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