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Primula auricula

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Primula auricula

Priaur
Mountain Cowslip, Bears Ear,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B9
Size: 14cm
Available: 5
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.24 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.97 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Primula auricula Mountain Cowslip, Bears Ear,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Rosette

Description:
Small long-flowering evergreen perennial with heart-shaped green leaves and towards the end of Winter through to Spring, clusters of pink, mauve, red or white flowers appear on thin upright stems above the foliage. Great for containers or flower beds. Suitable as an indoor plant in a bright lit room. Grows approx. 20cm tall x 25cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm <30cm

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Courtyard, Feature, Formal Garden, Indoor Plant, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Mites, Powdery Mildew, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes: Water well throughout the warmer months and do not allow soil to dry out. Prefers bright light but not direct sun and high humidity. Feed with a liquid fertiliser once a month to promote flowering and healthy foliage. Frost tender, this plant does not like the cold.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Primulaceae Europe

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Low
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