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Primrose ‘Veristar Late Blue’
(Primula)

£10.00

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

Primrose ‘Veristar Late Blue’ is a standout perennial chosen by our horticultural experts for its captivating early-season blue blooms. This robust and hardy Primrose adds a burst of colour to your garden, transforming late winter to early Spring. Its indulgent blooms and reliable performance make it a top choice for enhancing garden landscapes, providing beauty and interest when many other plants are dormant.

 

 

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Description

Primrose 'Veristar Late Blue' stands out in our selection for its captivating early-season display and enduring and reliable garden performance. The plant boasts clusters of flowers characterised by a vibrant blue hue. These flowers, rising above a basal rosette of foliage, bring a burst of colour to the garden. The leaves have a distinctive oak leaf shape, adding textural interest to the overall appearance. As Spring begins, this exceptional perennial takes centre stage, showcasing a profusion of charming violet-blue flowers that indulge your garden with colour. Its robust and compact growth habit makes it a versatile addition to your outdoor space, thriving in both sunny and partially shaded areas. Chosen by our horticultural team for its unique early-blooming feature, 'Veristar Late Blue' adds a burst of vibrancy to beds and borders along with pots and containers. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or just starting, this Primrose provides an easy-care yet colourful and striking option. Primrose 'Veristar Late Blue' is a versatile perennial that suits a variety of garden styles, including cottage gardens, informal and woodland gardens, even Mediterranean gardens, as well as flower borders and beds.

Planting Conditions

Cultivating a charming display of Primrose 'Veristar Late Blue' is a delightful endeavour with a few gentle considerations. We advise choosing 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 Late Blue' Primroses bloom gracefully, adding a touch of indulgence to your garden.

Watering & Feeding

Nurturing your Primula 'Veristar Late Blue' 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 Late Blue' Primulas will reward you with a continuous flourish of indulgent purple-blue blossoms.

General Care

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