- Product Code: 1292
A very attractive plant with leaves heavily covered with farina. It dies back to a fat resting bud in winter. Belonging to the farinosae group, it is among the largest of the 'bird's-eye' primroses, with stems reaching 8" and a nearly globular head of violet flowers with yellow eyes. The leaves are covered in white powder (farina) giving them a silver sheen. This species is native to the mountains of southern Europe through to the Caucasus, growing in stony, alpine meadows.
Minimum of 35 seeds per packet.
Height: 10 - 20cm
Flowering period: Late winter – mid-spring.
Culture: Sun to part shade with consistently moist soil will do fine. Trough, rockery or pots.