Strange blooming pin flower. Pure white, downward facing flowers in a closed five-star. This cultivar name translates as “Washing Grass Paper”
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
Flat blooming, cherry blossom petalled pin. White edged and white centred deep pink flowers. This is a very reliable later flowering Primula sieboldii cultivar. It was raised on our nursery in 2010 and named after one of Penny’s cats.
Wave blooming, cherry blossom petalled pin. White flowers with pale blue suffusion and pale blue reverse. Like many of the ‘blue’ cultivars, this tends to flower later in the season. We do not know the origins of this very pretty compact sakurasu cultivar, which we sourced in 2005.