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Primulas of 2017: Small European Alpines

These are species and hybrids from within the same Primula section as Primula auricula. Many of the hybrids have some auricula heritage but are smaller than garden aurculas and may show a greater resemblance to other parents. A couple of … Continue reading

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Auriculas of 2017, Part 2, Plants from Named Cultivars

These are seedlings whose parents and/or grandparents were named auriculas. They are not, themselves, worthy of a place on the show bench (with maybe an exception or two?) — and there is no show bench for them anyway, apart from … Continue reading

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Auriculas of 2017, Part 1, Named Cultivars

  Straight into the good stuff. Show self auriculas April Moon (yellow) and Taffeta (pink) and border auriculas Eden David (bright pink) and Kate Haywood (pale yellow).     The two border auriculas are in the ground and the two … Continue reading

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Other Primulas, 2016, Part 2

  In Part 1, I mentioned a mislabelled plant that might be a Primula carniolica hybrid and showed a few of its various and strange offspring. I’ve now found a picture of the plant and another three raised from its … Continue reading

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Other Primulas, 2016, Part 1

I won’t write much. You’re here for the pictures. Click to enlarge! Primula denticulata.   Primula marginata x Herb Dickson. The best plant. I post a picture of Herb Dickson every year.   Two seedlings from seed out of Herb … Continue reading

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