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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
description:
Drumstick primula with heads of magenta-red flowers on stout stems. Basal rosettes of spoon-shaped, finely toothed, pale to mid green leaves.

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

propagation:
By root cuttings.

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

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