Primulina ‘Blue Giraffe’

Primulina ‘Blue Giraffe’, 2016, IR161325, Wang Bing-mou, Pan Bo, Guangdong, China (P. semicontorta P. maculata). Cross made 4.15.2014, planted 5.20.2014, and first flowered 4.5.2015.  Reproducible only vegetatively. Basal rosette with 1-2 cm stem. Green leaves with grey or white short hair, 10.5-11 cm long x 5.5-6.5 cm wide with 6-7.5 cm petiole, ovate with crenate margin, cuneate base and acute tip, hairy. Calyx split, chartreuse 0.6-0.7 cm long. Pedicel 1.5-3 cm with 5-10 flowers. Corolla salverform, 3.2-3.5 cm long x 1.5-1.7 cm wide, pinkish blue  with double bright yellow guidelines. This hybrid is different from both parents,  has chartreuse lanceolate bracts 2-2.5 c long, 0.5-0.7cm wide.  Easy to grow in a very good indirect light in the temperature range 5-35C  

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