Yukiwari kozakura

Primula modesta var. fauriei

  • Yukiwari kozakura
  • Yukiwari kozakura
  • Yukiwari kozakura
  • Yukiwari kozakura
  • Flower name
    Yukiwari kozakura
  • Scientific name
    Primula modesta var. fauriei
  • Alias雪割小桜, ネムロコザクラ
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringLow mountains, Sub-alpine
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is Yukiwari kozakura

Yukiwari kozakura (scientific name: Primula modesta var. Fauriei) is native to Japan and is a variant of the perennial “Primula modesta(Yukiwarisou)” of the genus Primula. It grows naturally in rocky areas and gravel in the mountains between Hokkaido and Tohoku. Two to ten pink tube-shaped / high cup-shaped florets bloom at the tips of flower stems that grew from early summer to summer. The tip of the petal splits deep 5 times, and further shallowly splits 2 times.
The leaves roll outward.

Common name : Yukiwari kozakura, scientific name: Primula modesta var. Faurieia, flowering period: May to July, leaf shape: broad egg shape, leaf color: green, flower color: pink , Flower diameter: 1.5 cm.


  • Eye
    Ericales
  • Family
    Primulaceae
  • Genus
    Primula
  • Species
    P. modesta var. fauriei
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Multiflora inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typesub-alpine perennial
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height5.0 ~ 10.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.5 ~ 1.5 cm

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