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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
description:
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.

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

propagation:
From seed.

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

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