Primulina ‘Cat’s Little Cow’

Primulina ‘Cat’s Little Cow’, 2016, IR161327, Lai Bi-dan, Huang Yi-qin, Guangxi, China (P. yungfuensis  P. beiliuensis var. fimbribracteata). Cross made 2.25.2013, planted 4.2.2013, and first flowered 3.5.2015.  Reproducible only vegetatively. Basal rosette with 1-2 cm stem.  Dark green leaves with gray or white short soft hair, 9-11 cm long x 7-8 cm wide with 4-6 cm petiole, orbicular with crenate margin, cuneate base and acute tip, hairy. Calyx split, light yellow,1-1.2 cm long. Pedicel 1.5-2 cm with 2-4 flowers. Corolla salverform, 7-7.5 cm long x 3.5-4 cm wide, blueish-purple with double bright yellow guidelines and blue-purple freckle in the throat. Cymes auxillary, not branched. Bracts are 2-2.5- cm long 1 cm wide –  smaller than at the pollen parent, but bigger than at  the seed parent.. Easy to grow with a very good indirect light in the temperature range 0-35C.

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