Gardening

Plants of the primulaceae family

Primulaceae are a family of annual or perennial plants, with more than 20 genera that include garden plants known as wildflowers and beautiful, colorful primroses. There are approximately more than 800 species from the temperate and cold regions of the northern hemisphere. In this post I will leave you 2 plants of the primulaceae family that are very beautiful, resistant and easy to grow: primrose obconica and primula malacoides .

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Primrose (primula obconica)

The primrose obconica is an annual herbaceous plant , perfect for the garden and the repaired balcony, 10 to 15 cm long that has simple roseate, pubescent and cordate leaves 5 to 10 cm long. It belongs to the Primulaceae family and is of Chinese origin. Its flowers measure 2.5 in diameter and are arranged in inflorescences; they can be found in white, lilac and purple from fall to spring.

Primrose is very easy to grow , as long as you provide it with a loose and fertile soil with 3 parts of river hangover and 7 parts of black soil, as well as full luminosity in direct sunlight or part shade, a humid atmosphere and one watering every two or three days, avoiding wetting the leaves. On the other hand, use 5 grams of bone meal per plant when placing the plant in beds, propagate by seeds, and remove the dried flowers. This plant is resistant to parasitic causes and cold.

 

Malacoides (primula malacoides)

The primrose malacoides is an annual herbaceous plant, 20 cm high, perfect for flower beds , flower beds in gardens and balconies sheltered from the winds in pots, which has simple ovate leaves 3 to 7 centimeters long. It belongs to the Primulaceae family and is of Chinese origin. Its flowers measure 1 cm in diameter and are arranged in inflorescences; They can be found in white, lilac and pink, in autumn, winter and spring.

Primrose is very easy to grow, as long as you provide it with loose and fertile soil with equal parts river surf and black soil, as well as full luminosity in direct sunlight or in slightly shady places, a humid atmosphere and a watering every three days, avoiding wetting the flowers. On the other hand, use 200g of bone meal per square meter of flowerbed prior to planting, propagate by seeds , and periodically cut the dry inflorescences if the seeds are not harvested. This plant is resistant to parasitic causes and cold.

 

 

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