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Orion Pink Primrose

Primula acaulis 'Orion Pink'

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Orion Pink Primrose (Primula acaulis 'Orion Pink') at Green Haven Garden Centre

Orion Pink Primrose flowers

Orion Pink Primrose flowers

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Height:  6 inches

Spacing:  6 inches

Sunlight:  partial shade  full shade 

Hardiness Zone:  4

Group/Class:  Orion Series

Description:

This variety features clusters of vibrant pink blooms with warm golden centers, above crinkled dark green foliage for striking contrast; an illuminating display in an indoor container or basket

Features & Attributes

Orion Pink Primrose features delicate clusters of pink round flowers with gold eyes rising above the foliage from early spring to early fall. Its crinkled oval leaves emerge chartreuse, turning dark green in colour throughout the year.

This is an herbaceous evergreen houseplant with a mounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other indoor plants with less refined foliage. This plant may benefit from an occasional pruning to look its best.

Planting & Growing

When grown indoors, Orion Pink Primrose can be expected to grow to be only 5 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 8 inches. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 5 years. This houseplant performs well in both bright or indirect sunlight and strong artificial light, and can therefore be situated in almost any well-lit room or location. It requires an evenly moist well-drained soil for optimal growth, but will suffer if left to grow in standing water. The surface of the soil shouldn't be allowed to dry out completely, and so you should expect to water this plant once and possibly even twice each week. Be aware that your particular watering schedule may vary depending on its location in the room, the pot size, plant size and other conditions; if in doubt, ask one of our experts in the store for advice. It is not particular as to soil type or pH; an average potting soil should work just fine.

There are many factors that will affect the ultimate height, spread and overall performance of a plant when grown indoors; among them, the size of the pot it's growing in, the amount of light it receives, watering frequency, the pruning regimen and repotting schedule. Use the information described here as a guideline only; individual performance can and will vary. Please contact the store to speak with one of our experts if you are interested in further details concerning recommendations on pot size, watering, pruning, repotting, etc.

-- THIS IS A HOUSEPLANT AND IS NOT MEANT TO SURVIVE THE WINTER OUTDOORS IN OUR CLIMATE --

 
 
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