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Primula ‘Inverewe’

Candelabra primula

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Flowers

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  • Botanical name: Primula 'Inverewe'
  • Common name: Candelabra primula
  • Family: Primulaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Flower colour:

Orange

Foliage colour:

Green

Candelabra primulas form semi-evergreen rosettes of leaves, from the middle of which appear upright spikes of small flowers grouped in loose, tiered clusters in early summer. Plants are best grown in groups and allowed to self-seed, so don’t deadhead after flowering.

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Primula ‘Inverewe’ is a lovely candelabra primula with bright orange flowers. For best results grow it in moist shade, such as around the edge of a pond. A hybrid of Primula pulverulenta and Primula cockburniana, ‘Inverewe’ is sterile, so propagate by division only, in autumn.

How to grow Primula 'Inverewe'

  • Plant size

    80cm height

    40cm spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, east facing, south facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist / acidic / boggy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do not Divide in March

Do not Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do Divide in September

Do Divide in October

Do Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Primula 'Inverewe' and wildlife

Primula 'Inverewe' is known for attracting bees. It nectar-pollen-rich-flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Does not attract Other pollinators

Is Primula 'Inverewe' poisonous?

Primula 'Inverewe' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

Toxic to Horses

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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