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Need another name!

Posted by susan926 zone 5 Illinois (My Page) on
Fri, May 18, 07 at 22:48

Hi guys,
Here is another one from last year- do you know what it is?

Thanks, you are the best,

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RE: Need another name!

I don't know the specific name Susan but that certainly looks like a type of primrose to me. Very pretty.


RE: Need another name!

Yes, a Primrose. Very pretty. Give it some shade and a lot of water. It'll multiply.

RE: Need another name!

Thanks, for the help, SUSAN

RE: Need another name!

It looks like Primula malacoides to me. I used to grow them in CA. Here is a link:

Here is a link that might be useful: Fairy Primrose

RE: Need another name!

This is definitely a Primula - Primula japonica as opposed to the other primroses. It's featured in my 100 Perennials book and it's the featured plant for May on my calendar. What a beautiful deep shade of red.

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