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German primrose 'Libre Magenta'
Primula are herbaceous or semi-evergreen perennials, forming a basal rosette of simple leaves, with salver-shaped or bell-shaped flowers which may be solitary or carried in an umbel or in whorls on an erect stem
'Libre Magenta' is a short-lived perennial to 20cm in height with light green, rounded leaves and clusters of vivid cerise-red flowers 4.5cm across, with greenish eyes
Toxicity Contact may cause skin allergies
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in a cool or temperate greenhouse or as a houseplant. Position in bright filtered light. In growth water freely
Propagate by seed or division in autumn and early spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Cut back after flowering
Pests May be attacked by aphids, vine weevils, slugs and glasshouse red spider mite
May be subject to primula brown core and grey moulds
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