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botanical name:
Primula denticulata 'Ruby'
Primula denticulata 'Ruby' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Drumstick Primula
family:  Primulaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.45m
width: 0.30m
growth rate:
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
Drumstick primula with heads of magenta-red flowers on stout stems. Basal rosettes of spoon-shaped, finely toothed, pale to mid green leaves.

Easily grown in moist, well drained, humus rich, neutral to acid soil in sun or part shade.

By root cuttings.

Good for damp rock gardens, peat beds and growing near water.

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