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Auriculas of 2015, part 1

Pictures in order of bloom time, beginning in early May. (Click to enlarge.) The first auricula to bloom was this potted seedling which had over-wintered in the cold frame. The seed came from the light blue border auricula ‘Chehalis Blue.’ … Continue reading

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Primula elatior, April/May 2015

I am late posting pictures this year. I am going to put them up by species/variety, in more or less chronological order, from April to September. My six Primula elatior are from one packet of seeds, meant to be subspecies … Continue reading

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Too busy gardening

What kind of gardening blog has no new posts during all of May and June? Only the worst kind. I will get caught up…. For now, here are the (lone) Meconopsis and a few of the Primula alpicola blooming in … Continue reading

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Primulas, Early April, 2015

Pictures from the first half of the month. It’s an early spring. No Primulas in bloom — but any day now. (These three basement plants don’t count.) I am marking the farinose-leaved border auriculas for crossing. By the time the … 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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