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Primula ossetica Kusn.

Plant 10 cm. Rhizome short. Leaves thin, obovate, spathulate, slightly crenate, white-farinose. Flowering scape longer than leaves, umbel many (15-20) flowered. Flowers violet, 15-20 mm wide. V - early spring to late autumn. Fl - May-June. Fr - July. P - by seed and division. Does well in full sun and in partial shade, requires protection from excessive winter moisture. Well suited to the rock garden. Z 5 (4). New.

Caucasus (Greater Caucasus, Ossetia). In montane meadows with gravelly soil.


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