Primulina ‘Zhou’s Silvery Stripes’

Primulina ‘Zhou’s Silvery Stripes’, 2021, IR211658, hybridized by Fang Wen, Wei-Chuen Chou; Guangxi Institute of Botany; Guilin, China. (P. macrorhiza complex, alba type x  P. jiuwanshanica). Cross made 03.29.2019, seeds planted 11.11.2019, first flowering 04.01.2020. Sterile, reproducible only vegetatively. Basal rosette, stem ca. 1.5 cm. Leaves dark green with silvery veins forming obvious pattern and nets, 5-8 cm long, 4.5-6.5 cm wide, 3-5 cm petiole, elliptic to ovate with cuneate base, acute tip, serrate margin, hairy. Calyx split, green, ca. 8 mm. Length of the pedicel 1-1.5 cm, 2-6  flowers per axil. Corolla salverform, 3.5-4.0 cm long, ca. 3.0 cm wide, bright purple with whitish purple corolla tube. Medium to large plant size. Prefers bright scattered natural light; moist but well-drained & calcium-rich substrate (equal to PH ≥7.0); don’t overfertilize and overwater

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