Flat blooming, overlap petalled pin. White flowers with pale pink suffused reverse. The cultivar name derives from the river in Saitama, central Japan.
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 [...]
Wave blooming, overlap petalled thrum. Pure white flowers. Tends to be lower growing that normal and one of the later cultivars to come into flower. One of our first cultivars, from Martin Nest Nurseries and a very neat and attractive Primula sieboldii.
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”.