Primulina ‘WYG’s Sweet Heart’

Primulina ‘WYG’s Sweet Heart’, 2015, IR151300, Zhi-Guo Zhao; Fang Wen; Yi-Gang Wei; Guangxi Institute of Botany & Gesneriads Conservation Center of China, Guangxi, China (P. cordata  P. minutimaculata). Cross made 07/02/13, planted 10/10/13, and first flowered 05/08/14.  Reproducible only vegetatively. Basal rosette.  Leaves dark green, ca. 9 cm long x ca.6.5 cm wide with 8-10 cm petiole, elliptic with crenate margin, cuneate base and acute tip, hairy. Calyx split, greenish-purple,ca. 1.5 cm long. Pedicel ca.2.8 cm, 1-3 flowers per axil. Corolla salverform, ca.5.5 cm long, ca. 3 cm wide, bright pinkish purple. Corolla, tube, throat and petals have dark purple stripes and 2 yellow stripes deep in the throat. Prefers bright natural light; moist but well-drained substrate; calcium-rich (PH≥7.0) but do not overfertilize.

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