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Primula japonica 'Millers Crimson'

Japanese primrose

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Hardy perennial

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photo by Mark Bolton, copyright GAP Photos (49294)

Plant details

This robust perennial produces beautiful crimson flowers from late spring to early summer. A good choice for a woodland garden, it enjoys moist, acidic to neutral soil in a partially shaded spot. Dig in plenty of organic matter, such as garden compost, before planting. The Royal Horticultural Society have given it their prestigious Award of Garden Merit.

Family: Primulaceae

Genus: Primula

Species: japonica

Cultivar: Millers Crimson

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Red

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Partial shade

Soil: Acidic, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 45cm

Spread: 45cm

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