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”.
Flat blooming, slender petalled thrum. Flushed pink flowers, darker towards the centre of the flower. Sourced from Japan by Martin Nest Nurseries, the name translates as “Morning Sun on the Beach”. A very nice sakurasu, which looks very good in the evening light.
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.
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 [...]