The drumstick primula is easy to grow and readily multiplies into good clumps. The flowers are surprisingly robust in standing up to the Spring weather and plants continue flowering for a couple of months. It thrives in rich, moist soil and prefers dappled shade.
Top tip: Ideal poolside companion, to give a vibrant colour focus early in the year.
Flowers: April – June
Propagation: Divide plants.
Soil conditions: Best planted out somewhere where soil never dries out.
Planting: Rich, moist soil with plenty of organic content.