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botanical name:
Primula capitata ssp. mooreana
Primula capitata ssp. mooreana © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Drumstick Primula
family:  Primulaceae
characteristics: perennial, semi-evergreen
height: 0.60m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: purple
stem/bark: grey-green
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Vigorous, larger growing form. Rosettes of semi-evergreen, finely toothed, greyish green leaves, white-mealy underneath. Tall, slender, white-mealy stems carry rounded heads of dark purple flowers from late spring to autumn.

Moist, humus rich, neutral to acid soil in part shade, or sun if the soil remains damp.

From seed.

other notes:
Damp, alpine areas of Tibet, Bhutan and Sikkim.
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