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Luke8019

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Primula with lost label
« on: April 03, 2019, 01:33:13 PM »
Hello

Please can you help and identify this primula?

Many thanks
Luke

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Re: Primula with lost label
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2019, 01:58:56 PM »
Not an easy question to answer Luke! Would you say that the flower colour shown on your picture is a true representation of it's actual colour, which is very nice? The leaf shape suggests to me that it could have some Primula marginata blood in it and you might have to settle for it being a Primula hybrid of which there are umpteen. There may be others on the Forum with other views too.
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Re: Primula with lost label
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2019, 02:47:03 PM »
The leaves look like Auricula leaves to my untrained eye.

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Re: Primula with lost label
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2019, 03:49:45 PM »
You could well be right Eric. Hope you are settling in nicely?
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Re: Primula with lost label
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2019, 06:13:59 PM »
Thank you. I canít even remember where it came from as was many years ago. Like you say it could have been a hybrid that was just given a name.

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Re: Primula with lost label
« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2019, 06:05:34 PM »
would need a better look at the leaf - and does it survive outside?

Might be

http://www.auriculaandprimula.org.uk/galleries/primulas/european_hybrids/primula_x_mrs_j_h_wilson.html
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Re: Primula with lost label
« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2019, 06:06:35 PM »
You can never really tell from a photo but it looks a bit like 'Samuel' ??

https://penprimulas.com/Primula-Samuel
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Re: Primula with lost label
« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2019, 08:58:36 AM »
Hi Luke

It's tough when you don't know the name or lose a label. There are so many, but if I had to guess from the leaf and flower I would say it could be one of the pubescens types, possibly P. x 'Blue Wave'.

All the best

Dave

 


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