I don't know why I keep trying to grow finnicky primroses. This promises to be another one that needs coddling with shade and moist peaty soil to survive, let alone thrive. Still, this should be a pretty one if it works for me.
||moist garden soil
||Some sources say it germinates at room temperature. I gave a few months cold first, with good results.
detailed seed-starting info below
This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...
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- Seed from '04 trade. Baggy 35F (12w) - 70F (9d) - 70F with light (88%G, 3-17d)
These results suggest that light is helpful for germination.
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April 19, 2005