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Primula auricula BAVARIAN GAUDI™ Liesl
Auricula Primrose
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Zone 2 to Zone 9
Plant Shapes: Rosette
1.446.730

(=‘Clone 2331’) This is a unique kind of Primrose, totally unlike more commonly grown forms. Light-green leaves are thick and waxy, forming a low rosette. Slightly taller stems hold clusters of fragrant flowers through the spring months. This selection has single blooms consisting of red-black petals with a scarlet edge and yellow eye. Choose a partly shaded site with rich, moist soil but excellent drainage. Auricula Primroses were extremely popular in Victorian gardens, when hundreds of named selections were in existence. Clumps may be divided carefully after blooming or in early fall. Evergreen. Part of the BAVARIAN GAUDI™ series.


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Conditions     Appearance    
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade

Soil Type
  Sandy
  Clay

Soil pH
  Acid
  Alkaline
  Neutral

Soil Moisture
  Average
  Moist

Care Level
  Moderate

Foot Traffic
  None

Rate of Spread
  Slow
Flower Colour
  Black
  Red
  Yellow

Blooming Time
  Early Spring
  Late Spring
  Mid Spring

Foliage Color
  Light Green

Plant Characteristics
  Border
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Edging
  Evergreen
  Fragrant
  Woodland

Flower Head Size
  Medium

Height
   15-20 cm
   6-8 inches

Spread
   15-20 cm
   6-8 inches


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