Non-European Primulas

Use these links below for quick positioning within the table.
Non-European Species Non-European (x) Hybrids Bottom of page
Click on the small thumbnail for a small picture
Click on the LARGE THUMBNAIL for a LARGE PICTURE

THUMBNAILNAMEDETAILS
Primula Aureata Primula
AUREATA
Asiatic petiolarid primula uniquely for the subsection coloured yellow. Described by John Richards as "The most desirable and beautiful of all primulas".
Primula Bhutanica Primula
BHUTANICA
Asiatic primula found in Bhutan Assam and Tibet. Distinguished from P. Whitei by its narrower resting buds.
Primula Bracteosa Primula
BRACTEOSA
Asiatic primula found mostly in central Bhutan.
Primula Calderiana Primula
CALDERIANA
From the Himalayas.
Primula Chionantha Primula
CHIONANTHA
Nivalid primula found in mountain pastures of Western China and Tibet.
Primula Clarkei Primula
CLARKEI
Rare mat forming asiatic primula found in Kashmir.
Primula Denticulata Primula
DENTICULATA
Commonly called 'The Drumstick Primula' this Himalayan species or more likely its improved forms are often grown in the garden.
Primula Edgworthii Primula
EDGWORTHII
Asiatic primula from western himalayas. A lovely petiolarid with flowers grouped in the middle of farinose leaves.
Primula Erythrocarpa Primula
ERYTHROCARPA
Asiatic primula from Bhutan, Tibet and Assam. Grows in wet forest clearings.
Primula Fasciculata Primula
FASCICULATA
Chinese dwarf alpine primula, that can be successfully grown in sphagnum moss.
Primula Hidekana Primula
HIDEKANA
From Japan.
Primula Irregularis Primula
IRREGULARIS
Asiatic primula from the Everest region.
Primula Kisoana Primula
KISOANA
From Japan grows readily from seed, deciduous and has creeping habit.
Primula Maximowiczii
Primula
MAXIMOWICZII

From the alpine meadows or shady rocks of north China. Unusual.
Primula Megeaseifolia Primula
MEGAESEIFOLIA
From southern Turkey requiring both humidity and shade.
Primula Orbicularisa Primula
ORBICULARIS
Similar to Primula Chionantha but with pale yellow flowers. Originates from China. Rare in cultivation but recently reintroduced. A very elegant Navalid.
Primula Petiolaris Primula
PETIOLARIS
Closely related to Primula Gracilipes, from Nepal and Sikkim.
Primula Reidii Williamsii Primula
REIDII WILLIAMSII
Introduced in the early 1950s following two expeditions to Nepal led by L.H.J. Williams.
Primula Rusbii Primula
RUSBII
A North American primula that is herbacious in that its leaves die down in the Autumn to emerge afresh in the Spring.
Primula Sieboldii - Seedling
Primula
SIEBOLDII
Seedling

First shown in 2011.
Primula Sieboldii - Dancing Ladies Primula
SIEBOLDII
DANCING LADIES
Similar in appearance to the Barnhaven seed strain "Dancing Ladies".
Primula Sieboldii - Lilac Sunbonnet Primula
SIEBOLDII
LILAC SUNBONNET
Named cultivar or form of this widely grown, shown and much enjoyed species.
Primula Sieboldii - Nora Tsubame Primula
SIEBOLDII
NORE TSUBANE
Japanese named variety.
Primula Whitei Primula
WHITEI
Asiatic primula found in Bhutan and Tibet. Distinguished from P. Bhutanica by its broader resting buds.
Primula x Arduaine Primula x
ARDUAINE
A petiolarid primula hybrid, almost certainly from a cross between Primula Bhutanica and Primula Whitei.
Primula Megaeseifolia Hybrid
David Valentine
Primula
MEGAESEIFOLIA x
David Valentine

A hybrid from Primula Megaeseifolia. D. H. Valentine experimented with Megaeseifolia crossed with Primroses and Oxslips. I do not know whether Megasaefolia and its hybrids are best shown in the Non-Eupropean or the Vernales Section.
Primula x Netta Dennis Primula x
NETTA DENNIS
Probably the most frequently shown petiolarid hybrid. Bred by John Dennis and named after his wife.
Primula x Redpoll Primula x
REDPOLL
A petiolarid primula hybrid.
Primula x Scapeosa Primula x
SCAPEOSA
Asiatic primula which is thought to be a natural hybrid between P. scapigera and P. bracteosa.
Primula x Tantallon Primula x
TANTALLON
A petiolarid primula hybrid.
Primula x Tinney's Appleblossom Primula x
TINNEY'S
APPLEBLOSSOM
A petiolarid primula hybrid.

Top of page European Species European Hybrids Primroses and Polyanthus
  NAPS M&W Primula Gallery Auricula Gallery