Auricula 'Ellen Thompson' Primula auricula 'Ellen Thompson' (Au/a)

auricula 'Ellen Thompson'

ABOUT

'Ellen Thompson' is an evergreen, perennial, alpine auricula, up to 20cm tall, with rosettes of light green leaves. Clusters of red-purple flowers with paler edges and creamy-white centres, are produced on short stems in mid- to late spring

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About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family

      Primulaceae

    • Synonyms

      auricula 'Ellen Thompson'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type

      Evergreen

    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones

      H5

  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    Deadhead after flowering

  • bambooSoil

    SoilLoam

  • 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