Primulina ‘Lavender Field’
Primulina ‘Lavender Field’, 2018, IR181409, hybridized by Shu Li, Yi-Gang Wei, Fang Wen; Guangxi, China. (P. longgangensis x P. diffusa). Cross made 01.04.2015, seeds planted 03.07.2015, first flowered 04.20.2017. Sterile. Reproducible only vegetatively. Basal rosette. Leaves dark green, 8-14 cm long, 3-5 cm wide with 4-7 cm petiole, elliptic with cuneate base and acute tip, hairy. Calyx spit, green, 0.4-0.5 cm long. Pedicel 2-4 cm long with 8-11 flowers per axil. Corolla salverform, 2.5-3 cm long x 1.8-2.3 cm wide, purple. This variety is shade-tolerant, does its best in a bright scattered light, prefers moist well drained substrate, can’t take temperature below freezing.