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Primula Gold Lace
Primula Gold Lace
Primula Gold Lace
Primula Gold Lace
Primula Gold Lace
Primula Gold Lace
Primula Gold Lace

Primula 'Gold Lace'

A Victorian favourite that's just as splendid today...
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Shade
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
Wildlife Friendly
  • Wave after wave of beautifully contrasting black and yellow blooms!
  • An exquisite golden 'lace' stripe around each one - hence the name!
  • Perfect for winter and spring displays in pots and borders - or cut flowers for a vase.
  • An old Victorian classic! Winter hardy. Height: 20cm.
  • Supplied as a pack of 12 mixed colour jumbo plug plants, large enough to plant straight out in Autumn.
12 x Jumbo Plug Plants - Item: 400261
RRP £14.99
Deal Price £9.99
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Product Description

Primula 'Gold Lace' produces wave after wave of beautifully contrasting, deepest mahogany purple to black blooms, each with an exquisite golden 'lace' stripe around each petal and a golden, central eye. Each sturdy, upright stem can carry around 10-15 blooms, creating beautiful drumstick heads of colour.

While they have the same number of petals as any other primula, their unique lacing gives the effect that they have twice as many petals and their delightful blooms add a sophisticated contrast when planted with other primulas.

This is a hardy, new and improved version of a classic old favourite that has been popular since the Victorian times when such delicate beauties were highly prized and exhibited along with auriculas and other members of the primula family in special Auricula Theatres.

Very easy to grow and look after, they look wonderful dotted round borders randomly, or in groups in larger pots - especially traditional real aged terracotta - where they look beautiful in spring sunshine.

A reliable perennial and naturalising easily, they form tight clumps over several years, and are a constant surprise when they emerge each spring. They sometimes even flower again in later summer and autumn.

They are perfect for lightly shaded borders and a few stems of cut flowers will look elegant and eye-catching in a posy vase on your kitchen table!

Supplied as a collection of 12 Jumbo Plug Plants, ready to pot straight on into their final positions.

What Is Supplied

Item 400261 supplied as:
Supplied as a pack of 12 mixed colour jumbo plugs (2.5 - 3.5cm diameter), large enough to plant straight out in autumn.

Plant Information

Top Tips

Plant in pots and place on garden tables, raised areas of windowsills where they can be easily admired.

Care Guide

Planting Advice for Primula 'Gold Lace':

  • Primrose plants enjoy moist, well-drained soil. For best results, plant out from mid-July to early October.
  • If planting in a container, fill with multipurpose compost about three quarters full. Remove the plant from its existing pot or tray and carefully place into position.
  • Add the remaining soil to the plant pot and press firmly into place then water well.
  • If planting in the ground, dig a hole the same size as the plant’s root ball. Place the plant in position, firm down the soil and water immediately.


Aftercare Advice for Gold Laced Primula:

  • Apply a general purpose liquid feed while in active growth.
  • Primulas should be watered regularly until they become fully established.


Pruning Adive for your primula:

  • To prolong flowering, remove spent flower heads and remove any yellow leaves.
Planting / Flowering Calendar
Best Time To Plant
When Your Plant Will Flower
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Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
20cm
20cm
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Primula 'Gold Lace'
Primula 'Gold Lace'
12 x Jumbo Plug Plants
Item: 400261
RRP £14.99
Deal Price £9.99
Save: £5.00 - 33%