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Primrose ‘Veristar Marmalade’


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February - April
30cm x 30cm
Partial Shade, Sun
Attracts Wildlife
Fully Hardy

Primrose ‘Veristar Marmalade’ offers vibrant marmalade-coloured blooms that brighten your garden early in the season. Handpicked by our horticultural team for its unique early-blooming and long-lasting flowers, this versatile perennial adds a scrumptious warmth to various garden styles. Its robust growth and easy care make it an excellent choice for both seasoned and novice gardeners.



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Primrose 'Veristar Marmalade' is a standout addition to our collection, known for its early-season display and enduring garden performance. This vibrant perennial features clusters of marmalade-coloured flowers, creating a warm and cheerful atmosphere in your garden. As the first signs of Spring emerge, 'Veristar Marmalade' takes centre stage with its profusion of scrumptious blooms, each rising above a basal rosette of distinctive oak-shaped foliage, adding both colour and texture to your landscape. The robust and compact growth habit of this Primrose makes it a versatile choice for both sunny and partially shaded areas, thriving in various garden settings. Chosen by our expert horticultural team, 'Veristar Marmalade' is valued for its unique early-blooming feature, ensuring your garden is spoilt with vibrant hues right from the start of the season. This Primrose is an easy-care yet striking option for gardeners of all levels of experience. It seamlessly fits into various garden styles, including cottage gardens, informal and woodland settings, and even Mediterranean-inspired landscapes, making it an adaptable and charming addition to your flower borders, beds, pots, and containers. Brighten up your outdoor space with the warmth and beauty of Primrose 'Veristar Marmalade.'

Planting Conditions

Cultivating a charming display of Primrose 'Veristar Marmalade' 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 'Veristar Marmalade' Primroses bloom gracefully, adding a touch of indulgence to your garden.

Watering & Feeding

Nurturing your Primula 'Veristar Marmalade' 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 'Veristar Marmalade' Primulas will reward you with a continuous flourish of marmalade blossoms.

General Care

Caring for Primula 'Veristar Marmalade' is an easy task. Embracing a mindful approach, we advise removing dead leaves and spent blossoms to encourage a continuous cascade of 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. 'Veristar Marmalade' Primroses are generally hardy and resistant, but we suggest monitoring for aphids or powdery mildew.