Primula

Primula is a genus which cover 500 species,2/3 of them are distributed in Himalayas and Hengduan mountains. These species and many others are valued for their ornamental flowers. They have been extensively cultivated and hybridized - in the case of the primrose, for many hundreds of years. These plants bloom mostly during the spring, with flowers often appearing in spherical umbels on stout stems arising from basal rosettes of leaves. Their flowers can be purple, yellow, red, pink, blue, or white, even black.

1. Primula moupinensis

 

2. Primula orbicularis

 

3. Primula involucrata subsp. yargongensis

 

4. Primula sonchifolia

 

5. Primula tangutica

 

6. Primula heucherifolia

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