Web Extra: A Resource Guide to Primula

By: Merrill Jensen

Merrill Jensen is manager of the Jensen-Olson Arboretum in Juneau, Alaska. He previously was director of horticulture at the Elizabeth…

More From This Author

As a companion to Merrill Jensen’s article on the genus Primula for cool West Coast gardens, featured in the April 2012 issue of Pacific Horticulture, we present the following list of nurseries that usually offer a good selection of primulas, including some of the Asiatic species mentioned in Merrill’s article.

Please be sure to mention Pacific Horticulture when contacting any of these vendors.

 

 Nursery Sources

Beaver Creek Greenhouses

Pox 129

Fruitvale, BC V0G 1L0

Canada

and

PMB#364

4155 Deep Lake Boundary Rd

Colville, WA 99114

www.rockgardenplants.com

Mail order, online catalog, seeds and plants

 

Digging Dog Nursery

PO Box 471

Albion, CA 95410

707/937-1130

www.diggingdog.com

Mail order only, online catalog

 

Edelweiss Perennials

Canby, OR

503/263-4680

www.edelweissperennials.com

Mail order only, online catalog

 

Fritz Creek Gardens

PO Box 15226

Homer, AK 99603

907/235-4969

www.alaskahardy.com

Walk-in, online catalog

 

Mt Tahoma Nursery

28111 112th Ave E

Graham, WA 98338

253/847-9827

http://www.backyardgardener.com/mttahoma/

Retail by appointment only

 

Old Goat Farm and Nursery

20021 Orting Kapowsin Hwy E

Graham, WA 98338

360/893-1261

www.oldgoatfarm.com

Walk-in only (limited hours or by appointment)

 

Portland Nursery

5050 SE Stark

Portland, OR 97215

503/231-5050

and

9000 SE Division

Portland, OR 97266

503/788-9000

www.portlandnursery.com

Retail, walk-in

 

Siskiyou Rare Plant Nursery

2115 Talent Ave

Talent, OR 97540

541/535-7103

www.siskiyourareplantnursery.com

Mail order, walk-in by appointment only

 

To learn more about this fascinating genus, consider a membership in The American Primrose Society (www.americanprimrosesociety.org).

 

To learn more about the collection of Primula and other fine plants at the Jensen-Olson Arboretum in Juneau, Alaska, visit http://www.juneau.org/parkrec/arboretum-main.php.

Web
Extra
‹ Back To Main Article