Primulina ‘GCCC’s Aaron’

Primulina ‘GCCC’s Aaron’, 2018, IR181427, hybridized by Fang Wen, Long-Fei Fu, Yi-Gang Wei; Guangxi, China. (P.hedyotidea x P.longgangensis). Cross date unknown, leaf and stem cuttings planted 10.15.2014, first flowered 10.29.2016. Sterile. Reproducible only vegetatively. Erect habit, stem 12-13 cm, but can reach 60 cm in a field and become hanging. Leaves yellowish green to green with extremely short pubescent hair on both sides of the leaf blades, 7-10 cm long, 2-2.5 cm wide with nearly none or no more than ca.5 mm petiole, linear with cuneate base, entire margin and acute tip, hairy. Calyx spit, greenish brown, ca. 3 mm long. Pedicel 1-2 cm long with 20 or more flowers per axil. Corolla infundibuliform, 1.5-2 cm long x 0.8-1 cm wide, purple with many dark purple stripes on lobes and throat of the corolla. Easy to grow, enjoys warmer habitat, stronger light, even direct sun light; prefers the substrate kept relatively drier with higher level of calcium ions. The temperature range above 10℃ and below 40℃.

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