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Primula 'Elizabeth Killelay'

Primula 'Elizabeth Killelay'

Rich, deep maroon double flowers with edges traced in golden yellow, held over pale green foliage with a slightly scalloped edge.

Price: 43.00 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Unit Description:

50 Plants / Tray

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Clump Forming

Flowering Time:

April - June

Height x Spread:

30 x 30 cm

Available to Order:

August - January

Recommend Sales:

March - April

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Consumer Information

Narrative Description:

Rich, deep maroon double flowers with edges traced in golden yellow, held over pale green foliage with a slightly scalloped edge.

Ideal Conditions:

Partial shade with rich humus soil or compost.

Possible Situation:

Great for planting at the front of borders and along path edges, also excellent for containers.

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Clump Forming

Height x Spread / Trail:

30 x 30 cm

Features:

Typical Season:

Spring

Flower Colour:

Red

yellow

Foliage Colour:

green

Flowering Time:

April - June

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Container

Prefers:

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

A hardy plant which should survive normal winter conditions outside, especially if protected from the hardest frosts.

Plant Care:

A very robust and easily grown primula as long as it is regularly divided.

Cultural Information

Family:

PRIMULACEAE

Genus:

Primula

Cultivar:

Elizabeth Killelay

Category:

Hardy Perennials

Recommended Pot Sizes:

11cm

1Ltr

Pot Spacing:

Leave enough room so that foliage does not overlap within crop time.

Typical time required from pot to sale:

24 weeks over Winter

8 weeks in Spring / Summer

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Free draining - keep evenly moist

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

NPK balanced feeding

Feeding Frequency:

Requires infrequent feeding (Low EC)

Recommended pH:

Standard 5.0 to 5.5

Growth Regulation PGR:

Due to the current approval situation, please contact your PGR provider

Temperature During Production:

Cool crop 4 -12C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available to Order:

August - January

Recommended Sales Window:

March - April

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:18/1838/18
Qty:1023

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

Point of Sale Material:

Midi 12cm (2.5)

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Aphid

Thrip

Common Diseases:

Botrytis

Leaf Spots

Other Info:

Can be susceptible to Ramularia

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.

Qty Discounts Available

  • for orders over 50 trays + additional discounts when placed 16 weeks in advance

Min Order 10 Trays

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