Auricula 'C.W. Needham' Primula auricula 'C.w. Needham' (Au/a)

auricula 'C.W. Needham'


'C.W. Needham' is an evergreen, perennial, alpine auricula, up to 20cm tall, with rosettes of light green leaves. Clusters of rich purple flowers with paler edges and cream centres, are produced on short stems in mid- to late spring

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      auricula 'C.W. Needham'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    Deadhead after flowering

  • bambooSoil


  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by division or by separating and rooting offsets, after flowering

  • insectPests

    May be attacked by aphids, glasshouse red spider mite, slugs, leafhoppers and vine weevils

  • microbeDiseases

    May be subject to a virus, primula brown core and grey moulds