Primulina ‘WF’s Fuchsia Sunset’

Primulina ‘WF’s Fuchsia Sunset’, 2015, IR151308, Fang Wen; Yi-Gang Wei; Zhi-Guo Zhao; Guangxi Institute of Botany & Gesneriads Conservation Center of China, Guangxi, China (P. pseudoeburnea   P. minutimaculata). Cross made 05/26/13, planted 11/11/13, and first flowered 06/30/14. Sterile. Reproducible only vegetatively. Basal rosette.  Leaves green with white or pale yellow veins, thick, leathery, 12-16 cm long x 8-10 cm wide with 4-6 cm petiole, elliptic with entire margin, cuneate base and acute tip, hairy. Calyx split, bright green, ca. 1.2 cm long. Pedicel ca. 2 cm, ca.15 flowers per axil. Corolla salverform, ca. 3.5 cm long, ca. 1.5 cm wide, pinkish purple to fuchsia. The corolla size is in-between the parents, but the flower number on one cyme obviously inherited from a seed parent as well as the pinkish purple to fuchsia of corolla and the acute apex of petals.  The leaf blade has the white or pale yellow veins, but it is sparsely strigose which is different from the parents. Prefers bright scattered natural light, higher humidity, moist but well-drained substrate; calcium-rich (PH ≥ 7), do not overfertilize.

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