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Other common names
Primula 'Garryard Guinevere' Primula 'Garryarde Guinevere'
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
Polyanthus are rosette-forming evergreen or herbaceous perennials, sometimes grown as annuals, with umbels of salver-shaped flowers in winter or spring
'Guinevere' is a semi-evergreen perennial to 12cm, with a rosette of obovate, purplish-bronze leaves and umbels of purplish-pink, yellow-eyed flowers 3-4cm in width
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 West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained, humus-rich soil
Propagate by seed or division in autumn and early spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Rock Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Cut back after flowering
Pests May be attacked by aphids, glasshouse red spider mite, leafhoppers, vine weevil and slugs
May be subject to grey moulds, primula brown core and a virus
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