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SuperNova Cream Primrose

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With creamy-yellow blooms held happily above the rosettes of deep green foliage, 'SuperNova Cream' Primrose is a welcome sight in early spring to both gardeners and early pollinators. With a demure form, they look best when planted in multiples. This shade garden favorite blooms prolifically, with a light fragrance. Deer resistant with deeply textured leaves, they will spread rapidly when happy. (Primula polyantha)
key features
Botanical Name
Primula polyantha SuperNova Cream
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Container Planting, Small Spaces
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Light Requirements
Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
Soil Moisture
Average, Moist / Wet
Mature Height
8-10" tall
Mature Spread
7-8" wide
Bloom Time
Early to late spring


English Primroses, or Primula, are a standard of the spring garden. New growth emerges in spring, sending flower stalks up very quickly, each one bearing several wide, happy blooms that are perfectly framed by the foliage. They’re easy to grow in shade to part-shade beds with good soil moisture and good drainage. They can tolerate more sun with protection from harsh afternoon rays. Once established, they will spread readily, and eventually require dividing in the fall, when temperatures are cooling off and they have time to establish a good root system. Deadhead faded blooms to encourage new flowers. Deer-resistant and fragrant, they are a nice addition to the edge of a flower bed with small, exquisite bulbs such as Chionodoxa (Glory of The Snow), Miniature Daffodils, or Scilla.