Primula japonica "Miller's Crimson"
A perennial with large green leaves. Stout stems with tiers of crimson flowers in late spring and early summer. Primroses are well suited to a variety of garden situations and can be used to complement spring blooming bulbs, in exciting container arrangements, as a natural ground cover for ornamental garden trees, or to provide a bright spot of color to a shady garden area.
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Shakespeare mentions primroses in several of his plays making them popular in Shakespearian themed gardens. A vast amount of folk-lore and legend surrounds these bright flowers including the belief that the proper amount of primroses planted around a rock would create a fairy ring. Wouldn't you love to see if you could create a fairy land in your garden?
Flower colour Crimson.
Flowers from May to June.
Foliage colour Green.
Planting instructions Water thoroughly before planting