Meet the primrose reverse conic

Few people know about the existence of a wonderful plant called primrose pointed. The only disadvantage in growing this plant is that its beauty is not durable and is most often used as a biennial flower.


  • Primula is reverse conical. A few words about the plant
  • Rules for caring for reverse conical primrose

Primula is reverse conical. A few words about the plant

The so-called reverse conical primrose is very popular among florists. There are several varieties of this plant - Hamburg, Chinese, mallow-like, as well as the recently appeared new variety of soft primrose capable of flowering, but the most beloved and most common was and remains the large-flowered primrose. It has rounded leaves growing on short petioles, forming a dense rosette. People who are prone to allergic diseases should be careful about growing this plant, because its leaves are capable of secreting a substance called primin, which causes itchy skin when in contact with them. When caring for a plant, such people need to be especially careful, because with direct contact with primrose leaves, the reaction can intensify.

This plant amazes with its splendor and beauty during the flowering period. It has large buds (up to 6 mm in diameter) of a wide variety of flowers bloom, and more than 10 inflorescences with 25 flowers on each of them can be located on one bush.

You can purchase an already adult plant at any flower shop, or grow it yourself by purchasing seeds. Although the process of self-cultivation is quite long, it will take at least 5-7 months for the plant to fully grow and begin to bloom.

Rules for caring for reverse conical primrose

To ensure that your flowering plant looks good and healthy, it must be properly cared for and watered.

  • The soil you will need to grow your seeds should be a mixture of equal parts of peat and sand. And to further ensure the flowering of primroses in the period from autumn to April next year, it is necessary to water from January to July with an interval of 3-4 weeks.
  • For germination, the seeds should not be buried in the soil, it is only necessary to cover them with glass or cling film, periodically spraying them, providing a greenhouse effect.
  • By maintaining the temperature of 20-22 ° C, you will see the result of your labors in two weeks.
  • Young shoots must be protected from direct exposure to sunlight, maintain moisture by spraying from a spray bottle and making sure that they are at a temperature not lower than 19-20 ° C.
  • Over time, it will be necessary to transplant your seedlings into more nutritious soil several times. An already grown plant can be placed on the windowsill, making sure that it is not the sunny side of your house.
  • Several times a month, it will need special feeding, which can be purchased at a flower shop.

There are several ways to breed an inverse conical primrose.

The most suitable of these is propagation by cuttings or by dividing the bush.

But the variant of reproduction by the so-called layering is also possible. This is done as follows: it is necessary to overlay the uterine bush with moss, then wait until roots begin to appear on the shoots. After this, the layers must be cut and planted in pots, this process can be carried out throughout the year.
In order to protect your plant from the appearance of parasites, you need to spray it regularly and ventilate the room well. In the summer, the inflorescences that appear in the primrose must be plucked out so that it gains strength and blooms well in winter.
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