a candelabra primula for the bog garden with whorls of lilac-magenta flowers on tall stems.
aka Candelabra primula, Bog primula
- hardy herbaceous perennial
- rosettes of lance-shaped leaves
- tiers of purple-red flowers on tall stems
- late spring to early summer.
part to full shade
Notes: Purchased April 2022 for the Marsh garden from Wetland Plants
Info: Discovered in 1906 in the Li-chiang range of mountains in Yunnan province of China, by the plant hunter George Forrest, along with Primula bulleyana