Primula ‘Dawn Ansell’

Dawn Ansell primrose

  • © Richie Steffen / Great Plant Picks

  • © Richie Steffen / Great Plant Picks

Outstanding Qualities

Like multiple petticoats this primrose cultivar dazzles with fully double white flowers in springtime, a splash of golden orange at the base of each petal. The dark green foliage is an excellent backdrop for the flower clusters.

Quick Facts

Plant Type: clumping perennial

Foliage Type: deciduous

Plant Height: 0 ft. 6 in. (0.15 meters)

Plant Width/Spread: 0 ft. 9 in. (0.23 meters)

Hardiness: USDA Zones 4 to 9

Flower Color: white

Sun/Light Exposure: light to open shade

Water Requirements: frequent to regular watering

Seasonal Interest: abundant white flowers in spring

Wildlife Associations: bees

Culture Notes
Plant in light to open shade and water frequently to regularly during dry periods. The soil should be rich and well-drained. Divide clumps every two to three years for the best vigor and longevity.