PRIMULA florindae

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PRIMULA florindae

Tibetan Primrose, Himalayan Cowslip
Select Item No. PA812

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Primulaceae
Origin: Tibet
Distinction: Award of Garden Merit (A.G.M.) from the Royal Horticultural Society.
Special Features: Umbels of dozens of pendulous, fragrant yellow blooms. Well-suited for evenly moist soils.
Historical: The legendary plant explorer, Frank Kingdon-Ward, discovered this in the Tibetan, Rong Chu Valley in 1924. Not too far away, he also discovered the Himalayan Blue Poppy, Meconopsis betonicifolia.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: lemon-yellow
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Foliage: oblong
Growth Habit: erect / clumping
Height with Flowers: 50 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: moist / along streamsides / humus rich, fertile / loamy / cool
Location:
Characteristics: groundcover
Usage: suitable for cutting / water or marshplant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.83333 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1200
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
2 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 - 3 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
Anytime
Sowing to Germination: 3 - 5 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 6 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 8 weeks
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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