Today's bloom is Auricula Primrose 'Polly' (Primula auricula)

Bloom of the Day for September 25th, 2012:

Type of plant: Alpines and Rock Gardens, Perennials

Bloom color: Magenta (Pink-Purple), Pale Yellow, Bright Yellow, Green

Bloom time of year: Mid Spring, Late Spring/Early Summer

Height: under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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marti001 wrote:
WOW!!!! I've never been much of a Primrose person, but the more I see great pictures like this, the more I think, "Maybe I should rethink Primroses!"

growin wrote:
Amazing detail!

pirl wrote:
Ditto to the above. Absolutely gorgeous!

kniphofia wrote:
Thanks, these 'show' auriculas have a dedicated following and when you see the stunning blooms with their unusual, often multicoloured petals with 'bloom' displayed in traditional auricula theatres you can understand why.

sunkissed wrote:
Very Nice indeed!