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Primrose 'Oakleaf Yellow Picotee' (Primula)

Primrose 'Oakleaf Yellow Picotee' (Primula)

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Primula vulgaris ‘Oakleaf Yellow Picotee’


Uses: Evergreen Herbaceous Perennial Primrose

Benefits: Bright flowers with sunshine yellow centers and red edges grow atop long stalks. Unique oakleaf shaped, lime-green evergreen foliage. Popular as an early season container plant, and great for adding year-round color to flower gardens! 

Zones: 4 - 8

Sun: Partial sun to light shade

Life Cycle: Perennial

Mature Height: 6" - 12"

Mature Width: 6" - 12" 

Bloom Season: Late winter through spring


Primula vulgaris ‘Oakleaf Yellow Picotee’often referred to as Primrose 'Oakleaf Yellow Picotee', and sometimes as Oakleaf Yellow Picotee Primrose—is a compact primrose best known for its unique and evergreen Oak-like jagged leaves which inspired its name. 

This extremely early season bloomer produces an explosion of eye-catching, bright red and sunshine yellow blooms in late winter and throughout early spring! 

Super popular as an early season container plant and even as a houseplant! We don't list it as a houseplant; however, because it will likely only bloom once if used in such a way. Most people that use them as houseplants discard them after blooming (or plant them outside). 

Vivid flowers tower above foliage atop of long stems. 


Primula Primrose Care

It's suggested to give your Primula somewhere between partial sun and partial shade. Not enough light will cause growth issues. We've personally had success growing Primula in full sun, although others have noted issues such as leaf burn. 

Attempt to keep its soil moist but not wet. It's also suggested that the soil be well draining. 

Primula are known to be average feeders so fertilization is suggested, especially in spring. Our slow release fertilizer is a great option.  


Size of Primula Primrose for Sale Online

The Primula that we sell online will ship in a greenhouse grade grow pot. Each plant will be appropriately sized for its pot. Please contact us with any specific questions.

How Large Do Primula Primrose Grow?

Primula typically grow to a mature height and width of 6" to 12".

Additional Information

What is the Botanical Name of Primrose 'Oakleaf Yellow Picotee'?

Its botanical name is Primula vulgaris ‘Oakleaf Yellow Picotee'.

What are common names of Primula vulgaris ‘Oakleaf Yellow Picotee'?

Common names include:

  • Primrose 'Oakleaf Yellow Picotee'
  • Oakleaf Yellow Picotee Primrose
  • Primula 'Oakleaf Yellow Picotee'
  • Oakleaf Yellow Picotee Primula

Toxicity and Risks of Primula 'Oakleaf Yellow Picotee'

Primula vulgaris is considered toxic per the APSCA. Signs of poisoning include mild vomiting. Additionally, touching the plant may cause skin irritation. 

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