Primula Don Keefe

 

A rosette-forming, evergreen to semi-evergreen perennial with oblong, veined, glossy, light green leaves and, from mid-spring into early summer, sturdy, erect stems bearing umbels of bright red flowers with yellow eyes. Will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

 

 

Plant in fertile well drained soil in full sun/partial shade. Hardy.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.