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botanical name:
Primula sieboldii 'Benkei'
Primula sieboldii 'Benkei' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Primula, Sakurasoh
family:  Primulaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.30m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: light green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 10
Bright magenta pink flowers white white centres, on long stems in late spring or early summer. Light apple green, toothed leaves. Spreads slowly to form a mat of foliage. Dormant in hot dry summers.

Moist to wet, humus rich, neutral to acid soil in sun or part shade.

Named varieties must be propagated by root cuttings, otherwise from seed.

Bog gardens, damp borders.

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