- Flower namePrimula japonica
- Scientific namePrimula japonica
- Place of originJapan
- Place of floweringGarden, Wetlands, Botanical Gardens, Low mountains, Potted flower
- Flowering seasonApril, May, June
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.