Primulina ‘Cat’s Spring’

Primulina ‘Cat’s Spring’, 2016, IR161328, Lai Bi-dan, Huang Yi-qin, Guangxi, China (P. yungfuensis P. sclerophylla). Cross made 5.5.2013, planted 6.10.2013, and first flowered 3.25.2015.  Reproducible only vegetatively. Basal rosette with 1-2 cm stem. Leaves almost white with green flecks, 7.5-8 cm long x 5.5-6 cm wide with 4-4.5 cm petiole, ovate with crenate margin, cuneate base and acute tip, hairy. Calyx split, chartreuse 0.8-1 cm long. Pedicel 2-3 cm with 6-8 flowers. Corolla salverform, 6-6.2 cm long x 4.5-5cm wide, lavender with double bright yellow guidelines. Very unusual pale almost white leaves. Easy to grow in a very good indirect light in the temperature range 0-35C.

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