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botanical name:
Primula beesiana
Primula beesiana © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Candelabra Primula
synonyms:  Primula beesianum
family:  Primulaceae
characteristics: perennial, semi-evergreen
height: 0.60m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
stem/bark: grey
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
Candelabra type primula, deciduous or semi-evergreen rosettes of obovate to inversely lanceolate, toothed, mid-green leaves, up to 22cm long and often with reddish midribs. Several whorls of purple-pink flowers with yellow eyes, on sturdy, white or grey-downy stems in summer.

Moist, peaty, neutral to acid soil in part shade. Tolerates full sun if the soil remains reliably damp.

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