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Primula sieboldii / Sakurasou サクラソウ

Bloom time: April-May

Primulaceae /


Species in the genus Primula:

Primula sieboldii  / Sakurasou


Primula sieboldii / Sakurasou サクラソウ

Primula sieboldii is a perennial herb with curly white hairs growing in damp areas like streams or forest edges. Leaves are 4-10cm long, 3-6cm wide, oblong-shaped, with many crinkles on surfaces and margins shallowly cut in prominently. Flower stalks, 15-40cm tall, from the center of the leaves, set on the tips some red-purple flowers in umbel way. Corollas measure 2-3cm in diameter,1-1.3cm long, in the shape of a high cup, with upper parts deeply cleft in five and the lobes shallowly cut in two afresh, with throats somewhat white. Calyxes, green, deeply cut in five. Bloom time: April-May.




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