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Primula veris 'Sunset shades' and 'Red Strain'

 
Primula veris 'Sunset shades' and 'Red Strain'
English cowslip

Common name English cowslip
Family primulaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z4)
Flowers yellow-red
Size 8"
Light part shade
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil (not too dry)
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below
Seed ripensmid-August

Tidy clump of textured mid-green foliage, with yellow flowers that turn shades of orange/red as they age.

Primula veris 'Sunset shades' and 'Red Strain'
Grown from seed for 'Red Strain'

In our garden, this plant grows in the following areas: side garden, rock garden, Ben's garden

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '05 garden. Baggy 65F (72%G, 8-22d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 65F (74%G, 10-18d)
  3. Seed for 'Red Strain' from '07 trade. Baggy 65F (89%G, 7-12d)
  4. Seed for 'Red Strain' from '07 trade. Baggy 65F (64%G, 8-12d)
    Seed from '05 garden. Baggy 65F (~33%G, 13-16d)
  5. Seed for 'Red Strain' from '10 garden, cold-stored through summer. Baggy 70F (68%G, 7-20d)
  6. Seed for 'Red Strain' from '12 garden, cold-stored through summer. Baggy 70F (95%G, 10-15d)


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