The drumstick primula, Primula denticulata, has distinctive large, spherical heads of tightly packed, bell-shaped florets, in pink, lilac, white or red, which it carries on tall stems above finely toothed, slightly hairy foliage.
Primula denticulata var. alba bears white flowers. It looks best when planted in large drifts, and works well under shrubs or at the front of borders. It's also suitable for growing in bog gardens and at the pond edge. Grow alongside snowflakes, wood anemone and candelabra primulas.
For best results grow Primula denticulata var. alba in moist soil in partial shade. Plants self-seed readily.
Plant type: Hardy perennial
Flower colour: White
Foliage colour: Mid-green
Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Soil: Well-drained/light, Acidic, Moist
Skill level: Beginner
Time to divide plants: September to April
Be the first reader to review the Primula denticulata var. alba Drumstick primula!
Add your own review
Please register or login to add a review