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Primula marginata, spring, 2015

  ‘Herb Dickson’ was my first Primula marginata. It has appeared on the blog several times. A great plant, it blooms early and spends the summer bulking up and spreading out so that it can return with twice as many … Continue reading

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Primulas in Autumn (2014)

Not a lot to show. Only one auricula seedling this fall, a yellow from my very first auricula (now almost 20 years old and a good seed producer most years). The seedling, pictured, is a two-year-old, from seed sown winter … Continue reading

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Primulas in Summer (2014)

Yes, the three-year-old Primula vialii seedling in the peat bed did produce its first flowers this summer. Here are several pictures (too many), and then some of the other July Primroses — P japonica, P alpicola, the last of the … Continue reading

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Primulas in Late June (2014)

Here are pictures of plants that flowered in the latter half of the month.   Primula cortusoides in the peat bed. A white form of Primula matthioli. See a better one (better plant, better picture) on the cover of the … Continue reading

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Primulas in May (2014)

A rainy day, time to post the past month’s pictures. (I’ll come back later and write some captions.) Dodecatheon pulchellum (or Primula pauciflora, if you like) in a corner of the alpine pan, in bud and, not long after, in … Continue reading

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