Specie: P. acaulis
English Primrose, Common Primrose
Name in Latin: Primulaceae
Name in English: Primrose
Origin: western and southern Europe
Growth Habit: low, herbaceous, perennial, evergreen: clump-forming
Flower:round in various cluster forms, fragrant
Blooming Period: spring
Leaf: basal rosette, crenate to dentate margin, veined light-dark green
indoor or outdoor, lasts 2-3 weeks or more depending on use / in or out
Care and Handling
Soil: quality general purpose soil
Amount of water: moist - well drained soil
Nutrition: Feed monthly , discontinue in cold
Special handling: likes light shade, flowers can be purple, yellow, red, pink, or white. Generally, they prefer filtered sunlight.
Primrose from Old French and Latin meaning "first rose" . Both flowers and leaves are edible.