Auricula Primula auricula ambig. (Au)



P. auricula is an evergreen perennial to 15cm tall, with light green, bluntly toothed leaves and several salver-shaped, bright flowers in an umbel in spring

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      auricula baziers bear's ears boar's ears common auricula dusty miller French cowslip mountain cowslip tanner's apron see more

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    Tidy plants after flowering and remove old or diseased leaves

  • bambooSoil


  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed in containers in an open frame as soon as ripe or in late winter or early spring. Propagate by division between autumn and early spring or take root cuttings when dormant in winter

  • insectPests

    Prone to aphids, glasshouse red spider mite, leafhopper, vine weevil and slugs

  • microbeDiseases

    May be affected by a virus, primula brown core and grey mould (botrytis)