Primula Proliferae section (candelabra)

The candelabra primulas (the Proliferae section) are wonderful plants, originating from China and the Himalaya, for woodland or damp, even extremely wet, places. They make clumps of strong leaves, deciduous in some species and persisting through the winter in others, and then send up their tall stems. At intervals up the stems there are whorls of ten or so flowers, each ring opening in succession, perhaps one every five or six days, . As there can be up to six, even seven, whorls, that gives an exceptional flowering period. So there can be a mass of colour – and that colour can be brilliant orange or yellow, red, pink, white, even dark maroon.
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Primula bulleyana

Candelabra type with whorls of orange-yellow flowers.
£6.00

Primula chungensis

Candelabra type with orange buds and yellow flowers.
£6.00

Primula cockburniana orange

Small candelabra type with brilliant orange flowers.
£4.00

Primula japonica 'Apple Blossom'

Candelabra type with pink flowers.
£6.00

Primula japonica 'Miller's Crimson'

Candelabra type with deep red flowers.
£6.00

Primula japonica 'Postford White'

Candelabra type with white flowers with yellow eyes.
£6.00

Primula poissonii

Candelabra type, with whorls of bright, deep pink flowers.
£6.00

Primula pulverulenta

Candelabra type with deep purple-red flowers.
£6.00

Primula wilsonii

Late-flowering candelabra type, with whorls of bright, deep pink flowers.
£6.00

Primula wilsonii

Late-flowering candelabra type, with whorls of bright, deep pink flowers.
£6.00

Primula wilsonii

Late-flowering candelabra type, with whorls of bright, deep pink flowers.
£6.00

Primula x bulleesiana

Red-pink flowers with a yellow eye.
£6.00

Primula x bulleesiana

Red-pink flowers with a yellow eye.
£6.00