Primulina ‘Girl in Purple’

Primulina ‘Girl in Purple’, 2020, IR201532, registered by Haixia Yan, Shikai Guan, Jinye Zhou, Dayan Tao, Flower Research Institute of Guangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Nanning, China. (P. pseudoeburnea x P. yungfuensis). Cross made 05.22.2018, seeds planted 08.08.2018, first flowering 05.28.2020. Sterile, reproducible only vegetatively. Basal rosette. Leaf blade light green to dark green with fine white veins, 9.2-11.1 cm long, 5.3-7.2 cm wide, 3.8-6.7 cm petiole, elliptic to ovate, with cuneate base, acute tip, crenate margin, hairy. Calyx split, dark brown 1.3-1.7 cm. Length of the pedicel 1.3-3.4 cm, 3-10 flowers per axil. Corolla salverform, 4.9-5.4 cm long x 1.3-1.5 cm wide, purplish red. This variety requires strong but scattered  light, drier growing conditions. It cannot tolerate waterlogged conditions.

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