Primroses

Hi there

how long do primroses flower for 

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  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,090

    Are you asking about real primroses or those bright coloured things in the GCs?

    My real ones had started on NYD and are still looking good

  • Ok great didn't no wether to put some in pots from the GC

  • If you put them somewhere cool and shady they will flower for longerimage Don't forget to water either, they hate to dry out.

  • Aster2Aster2 Posts: 629

    What do you do with them once they finished flowering? People usually say plant them out, but I'd like to keep mine in a pot for next year.

  • Aster2Aster2 Posts: 629

    Oh, OK, that makes sense - they've filled their pot now, so I'll divide and pot up. Thanks!

  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 28,234

    They're quite forgiving too, so they don't mind being fairly brutally divided!

    The native ones are a delight image

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • Aster2Aster2 Posts: 629

    OK, thanks!

  • We have wild primroses growing in our less than perfect lawn - along with wild violets, daisies and celandine - all look lovely at various times of year - there are those around here who would like to use a chemical to rid them from our lawn - but I have strongly refused to do this - I love them!

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