Strange blooming pin flower. Pure white, downward facing flowers in a closed five-star. This cultivar name translates as “Washing Grass Paper”
Small flowered, deep pink with white spots at the centre. Narrow, notched flat snowflake petals. Sourced from Japan, the name translates as “Red Dragonfly”. A very attractive Sakurasu which dates from the late 1800s.
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.
Blue backed and blue shaded white faced thrum. Slender, flat tending to grasp-blooming petals. A floribund and reliable Primula sieboldii cultivar, which dates from the early 1800s in Japan.
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 [...]