Habitat: alpine meadows on limestone
Soil: with humus and grit, preferably limestone
Height: 20 cm
Width: 20 cm
Plant in the Pulchella section have clumps of long, narrow leaves, with plenty of yellow farina on the under side, in winter with large resting buds. The flower stems carry loose heads of flowers, often large and therefore particularly attractive.
|Primula sharmae comes from Nepal, and makes small rosettes of leaves, with relatively large, deep blue flowers with a small white eye. It is best if given shelter, in a cool part of an alpine house or in a shady frame.|