Primula alpicola var. violacea
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15 seeds per packet.
A clump-forming, perennial species native to damp pastures of Tibet and Bhutan, producing umbels of nodding, scented dark violet-purple flowers with white throats. Flowering May to June. Height 60 cm. Moist, humus rich soil in part shade.
Sow immediately upon receipt no matter the time of the year. Cover seed thinly, press in gently and keep top of compost from drying out. Keep pot outdoors or in cold frame. Seeds germinate in spring.
Carefully prick out seedlings when they have developed true leaves and are large enough to transplant to individual pots for growing on.