Primula japonica

Primula japonica

  • Primula japonica
  • Primula japonica
  • Primula japonica
  • Primula japonica
  • Flower name
    Primula japonica
  • Scientific name
    Primula japonica
  • Alias九輪草
  • 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.


  • Eye
    Ericales
  • Family
    Primulaceae
  • Genus
    Primula
  • Species
    P. japonica
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    High cup-shaped
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeperennial grass
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 80.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.5 cm

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