Auricula primroses have thick, fleshy leaves that are evergreen. They can take severe winter cold, surviving well to −35 to −40°F, with protection such as snow cover. When grown where summers are especially warm, they need a bit of shade during the hottest part of the afternoon.
Primula auricula$9.95 'American Beauty' has flowers of clear red with white eyes, and fleshy green leaves. As with most of the auriculas, the height of the flowering stems is typically about half a foot. Cold hardy to −35 to −40°F, with protection such as snow cover.
Primula 'Andrea Julie'$8.95 Richly reddish flowers with lighter edges to her petals. The petals are beautifully rounded. And the center eye of a flower is a rich gold.
Primula 'Argus'$8.95 Dark red petals that are a lighter pinkish-red at their edges, 'Argus' is an old primrose that was selected and named in 1897, over one hundred years ago. The eye in the center is a light, cream.
$8.95 Arundel' has multi-colored flowers of reddish coloring and creamy green. Sometimes its name is given as, 'Arundel Stripe.' This is a very vigorous plant.
Primula 'Astolat'$10.95 Petals of green and medium-red surround a ring of white that is Very pleasing, and fancy.
Primula 'Balcom's Semi Double'$9.95 Frilly-edged, white petals are often semi-double, although they can also be single.
Primula 'Barbara Weinz'$10.95 The petals are large, and a dark blue-purple, encircling a well formed white eye. The plant is compact and vigorous. This plant was first grown by Barbara Weinz of West Bath, Maine, who grew it from seeds acquired from Herb Dickson.
Primula 'Brazil'$10.95 'Brazil' is colored a rich tawny yellow. It is a vigorous show auricula bred by the British nurseryman, Derek Telford.
Primula 'Chehalis Blue'$11.95 'Chehalis Blue' honors the memory of Herb Dickson's nursery that specialized in growing auricula primroses for many years in Chehalis, Washington. A lovely shade of blue with a creamy eye.
Primula 'Cornmeal'$11.95 The petals are heavily dusted in powdery meal. They are a grayish green with a blaze of black at their bases, creating a circle of inky blackness surrounding an inner circle of white and a yellowish eye. The white circle ages to a similar color as the eye. Grown by Cyrus Happy. Classified as a gray-edged show auricula.
Primula 'Dale's Red'$8.95 A rich red, slightly lightening at the edges. A vigorous grower.
Primula 'd'Artagnan'$11.95 Pure white center with very dark, almost black petals. d'Artagnan is one of the central figures in the story of The Three Musketeers.
Primula 'Doublet'$8.95 'Doublet' has double flowers with rich purple petals.
Primula 'Douglas Black'$9.95 A self of very dark red petals that are near to black.
Primula 'Emily P.'$8.95 Double flowers with creamy petals of very light pink and very light yellow.
Primula 'Flaxen Honey'$10.95 Light, tannish brown petals.
Primula 'Gordon Douglas'$8.95 Deep reddish-purple, lightening at the edges.
Primula 'Hawkwood'$11.95 A fancy auricula, each of its flowers has a thin, fine edge of gray, with maroon-red petals, and a large white eye.
Primula 'Jeffa'$8.95 Rich purple petals that lighten at their edges.
Primula 'Karen Cordrey'$10.95 Flowers are green at the edges of the petals, and a dark, blackish red, with a ring of white at the eye.
Primula 'Lemon Chiffon'$8.95 Creamy light lemon yellow blossoms, named by Herb Dickson.
Primula 'Lincoln Chestnut'$13.95 Double flowers of cinnamon-brown, orignially from Derek Salt.
Primula 'Marie Crousse'$10.95 Double purplish-mauve flowers.
Primula 'Marmion'$9.95 The petals have a green edge and a black base, surrounding a ring of pure white, with the a light yellow inner eye. This beauty grows vigorously.
Primula 'Old Mustard'$8.95 'Old Mustard' has medium tan flowers with white eyes. The clusters of flowers come on especially tall stems to eight inches.
Primula 'Orwell Tiger'$10.95 Striped flowers of dark blood-red on a cream base. Sometimes the cream base is mixed with light yellow.
Primula 'Osbourne Green'$8.95 The shape of this flower is different from most of these primroses. It is long and funnel shaped with a cream center surrounded by an edge of purple tinged green.
Primula 'Paradise Yellow'$9.95 Bright yellow flowers forming a rounded cluster.
Primula 'Pegasus'$11.95 'Pegasus' has intense, blood-red flowers that are double.
Primula 'Remus'$10.95 A rich, royal purple self with a white eye, and nicely contrasting silvery foliage.
Primula 'RN-25'$8.95 'RN-25' is similar in coloring to 'Karen Cordrey,' with colors of green, dark red (almost black) and white.
Primula 'Robinette'$13.95 Double flowers. The young flower buds are dark at first, and lighten as they open to a rich, ruby-red.
Primula 'Rose Congou'$10.95 Lightly Ruffled petals on full, double heads are reddish-purple, and lighten at their edges. Long blooming with compact growth to five inches.
Primula 'Rosemary'$9.95 Beautifully rounded petals of rich red flowers. The center of each flower is a pure white.
Primula 'Sandra'$10.95 A delight of rose-red that is paler at the edges of the petals, and with a creamy eye at the center.
Primula 'Standish'$12.95 Very light pastel petals of cream, tinted in light yellow and pink appear on the double blossoms.
Primula 'Stripey'$12.95 The double flowers are creamy white and purplish-red, sometimes with the background color being purplish-red with creamy stripes and other times the reverse, a creamy white background and purplish-red stripes.
Primula 'Sunflower'$11.95 Bright, sunny yellow with a white eye.
Primula 'Sword'$10.95 An unusual green-edged, double flower on a plant that grows vigorously.
Primula 'Trudy'$11.95 Her petals are a rich dark red surrounding a clear white eye. Especially attractive are the leaves with their covering of silvery meal.
Primula marginata 'Herb Dickson'$10.95 Leaves that are gently toothed along the edges, with flowers that are a medium violet.
Primula marginata 'Mauve Mist'$10.95 Clusters of plum-purple will bloom March into April on stems of 6 to 8 inches. Its attractive, evergreen leaves are deeply notched with soft teeth. For best growth, a site that is partly shaded.
Primula marginata 'White Linda Pope'$12.95 Toothed margins of the leaves define this species of primrose. Large white flowers bloom in late March to early May. The leaves are succulent and often dusted in a silvery-gray meal. The flowers of 'White Linda Pope' grow to about six inches tall. The leaves are lower, and grow slowly into a widening clump. It is evergreen and is decorative in leaf when not blooming.
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