- Flower namePrimula auricula
- Scientific namePrimula auricula
- AliasPrimura, プリムラ オーリキュラ, アツバサクラソウ, Bear's Ear, Auricula
- Place of originSwiss Alps
- Place of floweringHigh mountain, Botanical Gardens, Sub-alpine, Horticultural species, Potted flower
- Flowering seasonApril, May, June
What is Primula auricula
Primula auricula、Auricula or Bear's ea (scientific name: Primula auricula) is an alpine evergreen perennial herb of the primrose family Primulaceae, native to the Swiss Alps. It grows naturally in alpine gravelly areas in the Alps. The plant is small, with a height of about 5 to 20 cm. The rhizomatous leaves are ovate and fleshy. The flower stalks grow and bloom from spring to early summer. The original species is yellow, but many garden varieties have been bred with red, purple, and other flower colors. The number of petals is six or more, and the throat of the corolla is yellow.
Common name: Primula auricula, scientific name: Primula auricula, Aka: Auricula or Bear's ea, Place of origin: Alps, habitat: gravels, Type of life: evergreen perennial herb, Leaf shape: ovate, leaf margin: serrated, flowering season: spring to early summer, flower color: red, purple, peach, etc., with yellowish rings on the throat; flower diameter: 2 cm.