European Primula Species

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P. Albenensis P. Allionii species and forms P. Auricula
P. Carnicolica
P. Darialica P. Frondosa P. Hirsuta
P. Marginata species and forms P. Minima P. Pedemontana
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Albenensis Primula
ALBENENSIS
New species from the Prealps of Bergamo, recently (1993) discribed by Italian botanists. The flowers are usually blue.
Allionii Primula
ALLIONII
Un-named species allionii.
Allionii
Anna Griffiths Primula Allionii
ANNA GRIFFITHS
Wild collected form named after the late Anna Griffiths. Easily identified by its colour and fringed petals.
Allionii
Chivalry Primula Allionii
CHIVALRY
One of David Hadfield's Medieval series of primula allionii forms.
Allionii
Crusader
Primula Allionii
CRUSADER
Allionii
Crusader
Another of David Hadfield's Medieval series. A late flowering allionii form that makes a tight cushion.
Allionii
Elizabeth Earle Primula Allionii
ELIZABETH EARLE
This vigorous form was raised in 1949 by H. M. Earle.
Allionii
Gilderdale Glow Primula Allionii
GILDERDALE GLOW
Formerly called Hartside 12.
Allionii
Grandiflora
Primula Allionii
GRANDIFLORA

Allionii
Lindum Cherub Primula Allionii
LINDUM CHERUB
Bred by Martin and Dreena Thompson.
Allionii
Lindum Eros
Primula Allionii
LINDUM EROS

Bred by Martin and Dreena Thompson.
Allionii
Lindum Sweet Charity Primula Allionii
LINDUM
SWEET CHARITY
Bred by Martin and Dreena Thompson.
Allionii
Lindum Whisper
Primula Allionii
LINDUM WHISPER

Bred by Martin and Dreena Thompson.
Allionii
Lismore 81/19/3 Primula Allionii
LISMORE 81/19/3
Allionii form still identified by a seedling reference.
Allionii
Mrs. Dyas
Primula Allionii
MRS. DYAS

Allionii
Saracen
Primula Allionii
SARACEN

Another of David Hadfield's Medieval series.
Auricula Primula
AURICULA
Auricula
Ex. Austria
With Primula Hirsuita one of the ancestors of all the florist auriculas.
Carniolica
Primula
CARNIOLICA

Found in Slovenian Alps on limestone in a shady places.
Darialica Primula
DARIALICA
Found in the Caucacus growing in moist shaded rocky crevices.
Frondosa Primula
FRONDOSA
Found in Bulgaria growing in rocky crevices.
Hirsuita Primula
HIRSUITA
One of the original parents that with Primula Auricula after many generation has produced all the pubescens hybrids and the border,double, alpine and show auriculas.
Marginata
Beatrice Lascaris
Seedling
Primula Marginata
BEATRICE LASCARIS
SEEDLING

Marginata
Clear's Variety Primula Marginata
CLEAR'S VARIETY
Good for showing this form should perhaps be correctly called CLARES VARIETY.
Marginata
Dwarf Form Primula Marginata
DWARF FORM
A readily available distinct form of primula marginata.
Marginata
F. W.  Form Primula Marginata
F. W. FORM
A rich purple form of primula marginata.
Marginata
Holden Clough
Primula Marginata
HOLDEN CLOUGH or
HOLDEN'S VARIETY
Marginata
Holden's Variety
A marginata form that is listed and shown by the name of Holden's Variety or Holden Clough.
Raised by Richard Milne-Redhead of Holden Clough Nursery, it won a RHS Award of Merit when shown by Will Ingwersen.
Marginata
Jenkins Variety Primula Marginata
JENKIN'S VARIETY
Sometimes listed as Dr. Jenkins'.
Marginata
Kesselrings Primula Marginata
KESSELRINGS
Also called Kesselring's Variety and considered indistinguishable from Primula Marginata Prichard's Variety.
Marginata
Napoleon
Primula Marginata
NAPOLEON

Marginata
Shipton Primula Marginata
SHIPTON
Also called Shipton Form and notable for its frilly flowers.
Minima Alba Primula
MINIMA ALBA
Alpine primula from northern Italy. The white form is much rarer than the pink.
Pedemontana Alba Primula
PEDEMONTANA
ALBA
Found only in small areas of Spain and Italy and rarely in this white form.
Scotica Primula
SCOTICA
Found in the very north of Scotland and in the Orkneys near the sea. Often shown as a group of plants to a small pan due to the species diminutive size. Short lived in cultivation, so save seed to ensure an adequate supply of replacements.

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