Primula japonica

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    Primula japonica @ Mount Takao
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    Primula japonica @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)

Basic information

Flower Name
Primula japonica
Formal Name
Primula japonica
Alias
Habitat
Japan
Morph
perennial grass

Comment

What is Primula japonica

Primula japonica, Japanese primrose or kurinsou (scientific name:Primula japonica) a perennial grass of the primrose family Primulaceae, native to Japan. It has a long, neat stem and is taller than most primroses. In spring, flower stalks grow from among the rhizomatous leaves and bloom in several layers in a ring. The flowers are tubular with five deep lobes at the petal tips. The most common color is dark pink, but light pink and white flowers are also available. The flowers are followed by a spherical capsule.

Common name: Primula japonica, scientific name: Primula japonica, also known as Primula japonica, kurinsou,
Origin: Japan, Distribution: Hokkaido - Shikoku, Environmental: Mountainous wetlands, Leaves: rhizomatous, Leaf margins: serrate, Leaf blade: 15 - 40 cm, Grass: 20 - 80 cm, Corolla: tubular with 5 deep lobes at the tip, Flower diameter: 2 - 2.5 cm, Flower color: dark pink/white, Flowering season: April - June, Fruit type: capsule, Fruit shape: spherical Fruit type: capsule; fruit shape: spherical.l.

Detailed information

Order
Ericales
Family
Primulaceae
Genus
Primula
Species
P. japonica
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
High cup
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
GardenMarshBotanic gardenLow mountainPot flower
Color
Pink, White
Season
AprMayJun
Height
20 ~ 80 [cm]
Diameter
2 ~ 2.5

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