Flat blooming, cherry blossom petalled thrum. Rose pink flowers, with rose pink reverse. Tends to be lower growing than average.
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 [...]
Wave blooming, overlap petalled thrum. Blue shaded white flowers with dark blue reverse. Tends to be lower growing with tight flower heads. Raised by Julian Sutton in Devon and named after the Dartmoor river. A very attractive, semi-compact Primula sieboldii cultivar.
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 [...]