Primula capitata subsp. mooreana

Primulaceae

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Primula capitata
 

Habitat: cool places in partial shade

Flowering: summer

Height: 15 cm

Width: 15 cm

Soil: with plenty of humus

This section has just two species, Primula capitata and P. glomerata, which have quite tight tufts of leaves, grey-green with their covering of farina. The deep purple heads of flowers form spheres or partial spheres at the tops of the slender stems, contrasting with the dense white farina that covers all other parts of the inflorescence.

Primula capitata subsp. mooreana has particularly deep purple flowers, contrasting well with the pale, farina-covered leaves.
P5C-9
9 cm pot £4.00

Primula Capitatae section - some other suggestions
primula_capitata3.jpg Primula capitata is a collection from Nepal of this species, with dense, round heads of deep purple flowers.