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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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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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