Primulina (Chirita) ‘Vera’

Primulina ‘Vera’. 1999, IR99718, Ingrid Lindskog, Sweden, (P. lutea (C. eburnea yellow) x P. eburnea (blue)). Cross made July 1995, planted Mar. 1996 and first bloomed June 1997. Fertile but reproducible only vegetatively. Basal rosette. Leaves smooth, green, 17 cm long x 3-4 cm wide, elliptic with entire margin, acute tip and cuneate base. Calyx split, 20 mm long. Corolla salver¬≠form, 4 cm long x 1-1.5 cm wide, yellow with brown markings. Large yellow to white bracts and intense yellow flowers like seed parent, size of flowers and the brown markings from the pollen parent. Bracts may be rimmed and flushed with rose. First described and illustrated 1997, Gesneriastnytt, 4 (3).

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