Primulina ‘Blue Sand’
Primulina ‘Blue Sand’, 2016, IR161324, Pan Bo, Wang Bing-mou, Guangxi, China (P. semicontorta x P. mabaensis). Cross made 4.20.2014, planted 5.30.2014, and first flowered 4.10.2015. Reproducible only vegetatively. Basal rosette with 1-2 cm stem. Green leaves with grey or white short hair, 7.5-8 cm long x 4.5-5 cm wide with 9-11 cm petiole, ovate with crenate margin, cuneate base and acute tip, hairy. Calyx split, chartreuse 0.2 cm long. Pedicel 0.6-1 cm with 16-20 flowers. Corolla salverform, 1.8-2 cm long x 1-1.1 cm wide, light blue with double bright yellow guidelines. This hybrid is different from both parents, has a shorter peduncle than the seed parent with bigger flowers. Easy to grow in a very good indirect light in the temperature range 5-35C.