Blue backed white-blue pin. Ume-blooming with floppy cherry-blossom petals. This cultivar dates from the early 1900s.
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 [...]
A very attractive semi-compact sakurasu cultivar. Flat to hold blooming, notched cherry blossom petalled thrum. Pink flowers with white centre and white traced veins. The Carefree Group seedling strain was created by Barnhaven primula nursery, which is now based in France. Our strain-cultivar was sourced from Martin Nest Nurseries when we first started out in [...]
Flat blooming, cherry blossom petalled pin. Pure white flowers, with the faintest rose flush in the very centre. Very floribund. Beautiful. This cultivar was collected by Mary Robinson of Martin Nest Nurseries, through swapping cultivars from her national collection of Primula auricula with a nursery in Japan. Unfortunately we do not know which one. The [...]
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.