Narrow petalled snowflake with prominent pin. White petals suffused pink and pink edged.
This Primula sieboldii cultivar petal colour is a rich pink, but it “sports” heavily. Sporting cultivars are popular in Japanese collections. Our collection plants are predominantly pale pink sporting, with splashes of the dark pink. We were given a lesson in primula genetics at Chelsea Flower Show in 2018! Flat, cherry-blossom petals. We obtained this [...]
Flat blooming, cherry blossom petalled thrum. Pink diffused white flowers, with darker pink suffused reverse. Tends to be the first Primula sieboldii cultivars to come into flower in early spring. One of the first cultivars to be added to our collection from the Martin Nest Nurseries collection.
Flat blooming, cherry blossom petalled pin. White edged and white centred deep pink flowers. This is a very reliable later flowering Primula sieboldii cultivar. It was raised on our nursery in 2010 and named after one of Penny’s cats.
Blue backed and blue shaded white faced thrum. Slender, flat tending to grasp-blooming petals. A floribund and reliable Primula sieboldii cultivar, which dates from the early 1800s in Japan.
Bright pink backed clear white thrum. Grasp-blooming, slender petals forming a loose cup. A floribund and reliable sakurasu cultivar. The name translates as “Silver Edges”. We are told that the phonetic spellings of Gin-pukurin and Ginfukurin probably translate from the same Japanese name. The photograph of Gin-pukurin in Mr Tsuneo Torii’s book shows that our [...]