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Primula malacoides Lollipops

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Primula malacoides Lollipops Fairy Primrose, Fairy Primula,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Indoor Plants Rosette

Small long-flowering annual with heart-shaped green leaves and towards the end of Winter through to Spring, clusters of pink, lavender, burgundy and 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. 30cm tall x 20cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm <30cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Embankment, Feature, Formal Garden, Indoor Plant, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Roundabouts / Splitters, 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
Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed

Family Name: Origin:
Primulaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Assorted, Burgundy, Pink, Purple, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: TBA
Fruit: No

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