Primroses are some of the most colorful perennials for shady spots, and the Elites bloom over a long period! From early spring through early summer, mounds of deep green foliage come alive with masses of flowers in shades of red, pink, purple, yellow or white. Exceptionally hardy, and carefree: just plant in moist, well-drained, average to rich soil for years of enjoyment. 8-12" tall and 10-12" across. Primula polyanthus Elite Hybrids. Partial to Full Shade. Deer tend to avoid.