Hardy Plants

Primula auricula

Type: evergreen perennial
Family: Primulaceae
Color: multiple colors
Exposure: part-shade
Bloom Month: May-June
Height: 8”
Shape: rosettes
Soil: well-drained but moist
Moisture: moist
Origin: Europe – Alps and Carpathian mountains.
Hardiness Zone: 3-7
Propagation: From seed or division
Notes: auricula means ‘ear-shaped’; also called mountain cowslip or bear’s ear

Alaska Rock Garden Society

The society has been very active in bringing well know speakers to the area. The group leads seed collecting trips to areas of alpine plants in Alaska.

Contact Information

Alaska Rock Garden Society

12001 Audubon Drive
Anchorage, AK 99516

Email: jrtinker@mtaonline.net

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