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Primula 'Red Hot Poker' (9cm)

SKU 0047086
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Original price €0.00 - Original price €0.00
Original price €0.00
€2.99 - €2.99
Current price €2.99
05 Mar. Estimated arrival
02 Mar. Order placed
03-04 Mar. Order dispatches
05 Mar. Delivered!
🚚 Order within the next 2 hours, 15 minutes for delivery by 05 Mar, 2024.
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Primula vialii 'Red Hot Poker,' commonly known as the Orchid Primrose or Red Hot Poker Primrose, is a captivating perennial that stands out with its unique combination of vibrant flower spikes and contrasting foliage. The erect spikes of tubular, magenta flowers create a striking focal point amidst the lush green foliage. 'Red Hot Poker' thrives in moist, well-draining soil and partial shade, making it an excellent choice for adding a burst of color to shaded borders and woodland gardens. Its intriguing appearance and adaptability make it a sought-after addition for gardeners looking to add a touch of drama to their outdoor spaces.

Why We Like It:

  • Dramatic Flower Spikes: The tall, magenta flower spikes create a dynamic contrast against the surrounding foliage, making a bold statement in the garden.
  • Unique Foliage: The attractive rosettes of basal leaves provide an appealing backdrop to the vibrant flower spikes, enhancing the overall visual impact.
  • Shade Tolerance: 'Red Hot Poker' excels in partial shade, offering an excellent option for shaded or woodland garden areas.

What to Know:

  • Moist Soil: Provide consistently moist, well-draining soil to ensure the plant's health and the quality of its flowering display.
  • Partial Shade: Choose a location with partial shade to prevent scorching of the foliage and prolong the bloom period.
  • Deadheading: Removing spent flower spikes can encourage prolonged blooming and maintain a neat appearance.
  • Dividing: Divide clumps every few years to prevent overcrowding and promote healthier growth.
  • Wildlife Attraction: The flowers of Primula vialii may attract pollinators such as bees and butterflies to the garden.

Flower Colour: The flower spikes of Primula vialii 'Red Hot Poker' feature tubular magenta flowers that create a vibrant contrast with the foliage.

Flowering Months: 'Red Hot Poker' typically blooms during the late spring and early summer months, gracing the garden with its bold flowers during this period.

Please note that Primula vialii 'Red Hot Poker' is not to be confused with the Kniphofia genus commonly referred to as "Red Hot Poker" plants, which have a different appearance and flower structure.

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