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richard.spicer.7906

St Albans based, career changer and studying Horticulture. Bulb addict, South African plant fan and converted succulent lover

Primula marginata 'Linda Pope'

  • Season Icon Early SpringEarly Spring 2021
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richard.spicer.7906

And looks like I’m finally getting this one right, I’ve had this a little longer (already split it once into two pots) and almost killed it twice but it’s been growing strongly the last few months and these buds have appeared, same in other pot too 🤗 #primula #primula-marginata #primulamarginata #primulamarginatalindapope

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patrik94

Awww so cute when Is small like this ahaha dont even looks like a primula

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mrleewarwick

@richard.spicer.7906 What a pretty plant. 😍

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richard.spicer.7906

Lol! It’s a special one, with crinkle cut edges 😆 @patrik94

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richard.spicer.7906

Thanks Lee 😄 @mrleewarwick - hoping to see the flowers soon, they have a fine silver edge too like the leaves

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  • Season Icon Early WinterEarly Winter 2020
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richard.spicer.7906

I’ve really struggled to grow this alpine Primula, I’ve had it a couple of years and it’s never really grown bigger than a couple of open leaves which then rot off. I’m really careful with watering too and have even reduced it 🤷🏼‍♂️ but when I do sus it out it should have silver edged glaucous foliage with lilac flowers

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pelly

I've just looked at the encyclopedia and this is beautiful Rich 💜💜

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sharonhayden

Maybe it’s not cold enough- only guessing??🤔

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suerichards

Can’t wait to see them flower 💜

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richard.spicer.7906

It is Jane, I just wish it would grow for me to show me 🤣😣 @pelly

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richard.spicer.7906

Possibly, it’s been so mild the last couple of winters. Hope we do get a bit of cold soon, never thought I’d be saying that! If only to slow some things down @sharonhayden

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richard.spicer.7906

Thanks Sue 😊 @suerichards

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