Drumstick Primrose, Drumstick Primula Dodecatheon denticulata

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Botanical Name:

Dodecatheon denticulata

Family:

Primulaceae

Genus:

Dodecatheon

Species:

denticulata

Common Name:

Drumstick Primrose, Drumstick Primula

Height:
8-12 inches
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
2

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  • Dodecatheon denticulata

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: surface sow and keep moist.
In a Nutshell:
* Primula denticulata , commonly known as Drumstick primrose or the Himalayan Primrose is a species of primrose that is native to moist alpine regions and Afghanistan to China . However it is commonly cultivated in gardens away from its native range. more...
Primula denticulata , commonly known as Drumstick primrose or the Himalayan Primrose is a species of primrose that is native to moist alpine regions and Afghanistan to China . However, it is commonly cultivated in gardens away from its native range.
Physical Characteristics  Primula denticulata is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.3 m (1ft) by 0.2 m (0ft 8in). It is hardy to zone 5 and is not frost tender. It is in flower from May to June. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects. The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and can grow in heavy clay soil.The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils..It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade.It requires moist or wet soil.
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