Grasp blooming, overlap petalled pin. Pure white flower, downward facing.
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.
Flat blooming, slender petalled thrum. Flushed pink flowers, darker towards the centre of the flower. Sourced from Japan by Martin Nest Nurseries. A very nice sakurasu, which looks very good in the evening light. The name translates as “Morning Sun on the Shore”.
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”.
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 Braid”. We are told that the phonetic spellings of Gin-pukurin and Ginfukurin probably translate from the same Japanese name. It is possible for two distinct cultivars to have the same name [...]