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Primula farinosa

Common name birds-eye primrose
Family primulaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers violet-blue (spring)
Size 2-8"
Light part shade
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil (not too dry)
From seed germinate at room temperature, do not exclude light
detailed seed-starting info below

Small alpine primrose species. The leaves are smooth on top, powdery-white on the bottom. The violet-blue flowers appear in early spring - in clusters when the plant is older. This photo is of a one-year-old plant, only about 2" across.

Primula farinosa

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '02 trade. Baggy 70F with light (75%G, 9-19d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F with light (14%G, 18-28d)

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