Primulina ‘WF’s Yellow Bowl’

Primulina ‘WF’s Yellow Bowl’, 2015, IR151298, Yi-Gang Wei; Fang Wen; Zhi-Guo Zhao; Guangxi Institute of Botany & Gesneriads Conservation Center of China, Guangxi, China (P. lutea  P. laxiflora). Cross made 07/07/12, planted 10/12/12, and first flowered 08/03/13.  Reproducible only vegetatively. Basal rosette.  Leaves green in brightly scattered light, 10-12 cm long x 8-9 cm wide with 5-6 cm petiole, ovate with entire margin, cuneate base and acute tip, smooth. Calyx split, green, ca.1 cm long. Pedicel ca. 2.5 cm, ca.5 flowers per axil. Corolla salverform, 2.5-3 cm long, 1.8-2.5 cm wide, pale yellow. The hybrid inherited the main color of pollen parent (yellow) but looks more bright, the shape of corolla obviously inherited from seed parent, looks similar to a bowl. The shape of corolla in yellow is unique in all species and garden varieties of Primulina at present. Florescence is long from August to almost November.

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