Primura marginata

Primura marginata

  • Primura marginata
  • Primura marginata
  • Flower name
    Primura marginata
  • Scientific name
    Primura marginata
  • AliasPrimura marginata, Primura, marginata, Solver edged primrose
  • Place of originSwiss Alps
  • Place of floweringHigh mountain
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June

What is Primura marginata

Primula marginata or solver edged primrose(Scientific name: Primura marginata) is an alpine evergreen perennial plant native to the Swiss Alps, in the family Primulaceae. It grows naturally on alpine gravels in the Alps. It is small, about 5 to 15 cm tall. It produces flowers in spring and early summer. The flowers are tubular, deeply lobed at the tip, and have two shallow lobes. There is a white ring in the throat of the corolla.

Primula marginata, scientific name: Primula marginata, aka: Solver edged primrose, Place of origin: Alps, habitat: gravels, Type of life: evergreen perennial herb, Leaf shape: ovate, leaf margin: serrated, flowering season: spring to early summer, Flowering season: spring to summer; flower color: blue, purple or peach with white throat; flower diameter: 2 cm; corolla shape: tubular with a deeply lobed tip and two shallow lobes. Corolla shape: tubular, deeply lobed at the apex, with 2 shallow lobes; white ring in the throat.


  • Eye
    Ericales
  • Family
    Primulaceae
  • Genus
    Primula
  • Species
    P. marginata
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Multiflora inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    Inverted ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typealpine evergreen perennial plant
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height5.0 ~ 15.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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