Flat blooming, overlap petalled pin. White flowers with pale pink suffused reverse. The cultivar name derives from the river in Saitama, central Japan.
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.
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 [...]