Strange blooming pin flower. Pure white, downward facing flowers in a closed five-star. This cultivar name translates as “Washing Grass Paper”
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, 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”.
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 [...]