Primula halleri is a European species, once known as Primula longiflora, reflecting the very long, narrow tubes of the bright, lilac-pink flowers. These are in a cluster of around half a dozen, but sometimes many more, on a stem that is a little too long for aesthetic comfort. It is therefore best to grow a group of plants. Usually grown in an open position in the rock garden, it is said to live much longer in wet, humus-rich places.
Bright lilac-pink long-tubed flowers.
||9 cm pot|
||best in damp places|
||Alpine winter / part shade summer|
||well drained soil|
||6 - 20 cm|