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common name: Candelabra Primula
synonyms: Primula beesianum
growth rate: medium
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
full sun, part shade
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.