Primula Japonica Millers Crimson

 

This lovely Japanese Primrose is one of the best around and the the perfect plant for a moist shady spot. It forms a cabbagey clump of foliage with deep red candelabra blooms in spring and early summer. Splendid in a vase with other spring flowers. Height 50cm, spread 30cm.

 

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.