Primroses defy the last winter gray and announce the upcoming spring with their beautiful flower colors. As early bloomers, they are the first to conjure encouraging splashes of color on the winter-strained balcony or the bare terrace. Here, primroses are particularly tough and can even cope with the still frosty temperatures.
The primroses will be cheerfully cheeky and will present their motley flower heads starting in February, opening the balcony and terrace season at an early stage. From the Latin “Primus” for “the first”, the beautiful garden bloomers live up to their name and despite the still frosty temperatures they radiate with the winter sun to the bet. Due to the keychain-shaped appearance of some primate species, the popular balcony classic is colloquially affectionately called “cowslip”. The approximately 550 species of primroses occur in the entire northern hemisphere, they are found in particular in the mountainous regions of Europe and the temperate zones of Asia.
With their impressive color spectrum, primroses ensure a good mood in winter gray. Whether simple, filled or even ruffled flowers in white, yellow, orange, red, purple or blue, the innumerable primrose colors act as a true mood-maker and can be combined without limits. Depending on the variety, the large flowers also shine in pastel shades or delight with fantastic color gradients. So the right flower color is available for each flower box and taste. Fresh white brings the garden bloomers to their best advantage and ensures a harmonious and harmonious balcony design. The wall, furniture, accessories and pots in the bright Scandinavian style create a visual connection and let the primroses literally light up. Together with her colorful pendant, the pansy, wonderful fresh accents can be set that bring spring a step closer.
One more reason to love the sweet garden blooms: Whether it’s the south or the north-facing balcony, primroses will be available in February from specialist retailers for absolutely any location and will be easy to maintain. They are satisfied with commercially available, nutrient-rich potting soil and do not require additional fertilization. However, regular watering is a must, because especially during the flowering phase your substrate should always be kept moist. However, waterlogging should be avoided by providing adequate drainage holes in the pot. To allow new flowers to reproduce, withered flowers should be plastered at regular intervals. As early flowering primroses tolerate short term temperatures below freezing, but slightly favor warmer temperatures up to 15 degrees Celsius. In the case of persistent freezing temperatures, a sheltered winter quarters should be provided to protect them from freezing. Source: BBH