Primulina ‘Cat’s Tail’

Primulina ‘Cat’s Tail’, 2016, IR161326  Lai Bi-dan, Huang Yi-qin, Guangxi, China (P. ‘Blue Mood’  P. guelinensis). Cross made 3.25.2013, planted 4.20.2013, and first flowered 4.3.2015.  Reproducible only vegetatively. Basal rosette with1-2 cm stem.  Dark green leaves with gray or white short soft dense hair and fish bone veins,  8.-14 cm long x 3-3.5 cm wide with 0.5-1 cm petiole, lancelolate with crenate margin, cuneate base and acute tip, hairy. Calyx split, brown, 0.5-0.7 cm long. Pedicel 1.5-2 cm with 4-7 flowers. Corolla salverform, 4.7-5 cm long x 3.5 cm wide, pink blue with double bright yellow guidelines. This hybrid is different from both parents. Easy to grow in a very good indirect light in the temperature range 0-35C.

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