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Primrose ‘Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee’
(Primula)

£10.00 £8.50

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January - May
50cm x 50cm
Partial Shade
Easy Care
Fully Hardy

Primrose ‘Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee’ is our very popular Primula, producing masses of yellow flowers with red edges atop contrasting green, leafy foliage. Quality breeding ensures they’re easy to grow, resilient, highly fragrant and will add some much needed cheerful colour and interest to brighten up your garden early in the season from February to April.

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Description

Primrose 'Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee' is a visually interesting perennial chosen by our horticultural team for its early season flowers, hardy nature and vibrant aesthetics. With bright yellow blooms featuring delicate picotee edges, this Primrose adds a touch of sophistication to your garden from February through April. Its intricately dissected leafy foliage enhances the visual appeal, creating an engaging contrast with the vivid flowers. Thriving in full sun or partial shade, this fast-growing Primrose prefers moderately fertile, moist, well-drained soil. While the semi-evergreen nature of the plant may result in some leaf loss during Winter, it rebounds with fresh new growth in Spring. The clusters of double flowers, rising above a basal rosette of textured green leaves, make 'Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee' an ideal choice for various garden designs, including cottage gardens, patio containers, and border edges. The resilience and enduring beauty of this Primrose make it a standout addition to your outdoor space. Its cheerful yellow blooms and unique leaf structure contribute to a well-designed garden, elevating its aesthetically pleasing design. With a commitment to offering distinctive and charming plants, we proudly present Primrose 'Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee' as a delightful choice for garden enthusiasts seeking vibrant and elegant florals.    

Planting Conditions

Cultivating a charming display of Primula 'Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee' is a delightful endeavour with a few gentle considerations. Choose a spot with well-drained soil, enriched with organic matter, maintaining a slightly acidic to neutral ph. Embrace partial to full shade, providing a cosy retreat from intense sunlight. When planting in early Spring or Autumn and avoiding planting in frost, aim for a consistently moist soil. These tender care tips ensure your 'Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee' Primroses bloom gracefully, adding a touch of romance to your garden.

Watering & Feeding

Nurturing your Primrose 'Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee' is an easy affair. Water regularly until fully established, keeping the soil consistently moist, offering a gentle drink without waterlogging. During dry spells, extend a little extra care to keep them hydrated and content. For feeding, a balanced liquid fertiliser, applied sparingly in early Spring and a little throughout the growing period, this will provide the nourishment these beautiful blooms appreciate. Embrace this gentle approach to watering and feeding, and your 'Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee' Primroses will reward you with a continuous flourish of cheerful yellow blossoms.

General Care

Caring for Primrose 'Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee' is an easy task. Embracing a mindful approach, we advise removing dead leaves and spent blossoms to encourage a continuous cascade of vivid yellow flowers during the growing season. Light pruning, if needed, maintains a neat appearance without disturbing their natural charm. Provide a cosy environment, sheltered from harsh sunlight, ensuring the soil stays consistently moist. 'Oak Leaf Yellow Picotee' Primroses are generally hardy and resistant, but we suggest monitoring for aphids or powdery mildew.