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Primula auricula 'Shaun'

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Family: Primulaceae
Genus: Primula (PRIM-yew-luh) (Info)
Species: auricula (aw-RIK-yoo-luh) (Info)
Cultivar: Shaun

Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Silver/Gray

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Terri1948 On Apr 19, 2011, Terri1948 from Yorkshire
wrote:

'Shaun' is a double auricula with flowers that are an unusual 'butterscotch gold' color.
The foliage is the silvery dusted pale green found in many auriculas.
It requires well drained soil conditions and is an ideal plant to grow in a container.



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