- Flower nameYukiwari kozakura
- Scientific namePrimula 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.