Primula x pubescens auricula


Evergreen rosettes of green or grey green leaves give rise to stunning flowers in a mixture of bright colours, many bicoloured

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Primula x pubescens auricula or Auriculas are such beautiful plants there are books and societies dedicated to them as well as 2 National Collections here in the UK. Miners used to breed them and display them in special, open fronted cabinets called “Auricula Theatres”. The Auricula Theatres are an excellent way of showcasing your favourite Auriculas.  They are fully hardy and evergreen preferring moisture retentive, humus rich soil in full sun or partial shade. They are suitable for growing in the front of borders, besides paths and are especially suited to pot cultivation. Rosettes of green or grey green leaves give rise to stunning flowers in a mixture of colours, many bicoloured.

Be warned, once you have been seduced by these captivating plants you will want to start a collection.

More Details:

Family: Primulaceae  
Syn: Primula auricula, Primula balbisii, Primula ciliata.
Common Name: Auricula, Mountain Cowslip, Bear’s Ear
Native: Central Europe
Height x Spread: 30cm x 10cm (12″ x 4″)
Soil Type: Moist, Humus Rich
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Aspect: Sun, Part Shade
UK Hardiness: Hardy
Flowering Time: March, April, May, June
Flower Colour: Wide range of colours – mostly bi-coloured. Shipped at random
Foliage Colour: Green, Grey Green
RHS Award of Garden Merit

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Additional information

Weight 150 g
Dimensions 9 × 9 × 15 cm


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