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David Nicholson

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Re: Primula September
« Reply #15 on: September 11, 2008, 09:35:16 PM »
P. hirsuta?? ???
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Re: Primula September
« Reply #16 on: September 12, 2008, 02:50:09 PM »
I have so many plants that haven't turned out what they are meant to be, I despair.
Sometimes they are even the wrong Genus!

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Re: Primula September
« Reply #17 on: September 12, 2008, 03:46:21 PM »
A good web site to check Primula species, with lots of good pictures, Pam Eveleigh's Primula World

http://www.primulaworld.com/PWweb/photogallery.htm

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Re: Primula September
« Reply #18 on: September 15, 2008, 09:29:19 AM »
An accidental autumn flower of Primula auricula in the garden yesterday (sorry about the quality)
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Re: Primula September
« Reply #19 on: September 18, 2008, 01:48:22 PM »
Here's a weird one for you:
Primula septemloba (reminds me of a Heuchera!)

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Re: Primula September
« Reply #20 on: September 18, 2008, 07:05:49 PM »
It had been suggested the above was actually a Cortusa.
A 'P.jesoana' from an AGS show did actually turn out to be a Cortusa when it flowered earlier in the year.
I compare the 2 plants together, along with a Cortusa photo from the web.
The Cortusa is more 'star' like, the Primula 'bell' lke. I'm convinced even if you're not!

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Re: Primula September
« Reply #21 on: September 18, 2008, 08:31:00 PM »
Apparently the proper way to sort out Cortusas from Primulas is to see where the filaments are attached.
In Cortusa's the filaments are attached at the bottom of the corolla, whereas in Primula's they're attached further out.
I pulled a flower apart - it's definitely a primula.
« Last Edit: September 18, 2008, 08:33:51 PM by greed »

 


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