Flat blooming, sleder petalled pin. Deeply cut narrow pure white flowers with occasional streaks of green. This Primula sieboldii cultivar dates back to the late 1700s of the Edo Period in Japan and is prized for the green variegation on the petals. The name translates as “Flute of Green Leaves”.
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. Pale pink flowers, with pale pink reverse. Tends to be one of the later and profuse flowering Primula sieboldii cultivars. We do not know the origins of this cultivar, which we obtained in 2007.
Flat blooming, notch petalled pin. Deep pink flowers with white suffused centre. Deep pink reverse. A very reliable cultivar, which was raised on our nursery in 2007 and named after one of Penny’s cats (which looked like the Felix cat).