Primulinas

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'Aiko' - $8.99

Tubular yellow flowers contrast nicely against medium green leaves that are ovate shaped and pointed.

(Okuto hybrid: eburnea [now lutea] × subrhomboidea)

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brassicoides 'Marble Leaf' - $11.99

A beautiful variety! Shiny, dark green, broad leaves, with a stunning center stripe of light green variegation. The foliage is tight, flat and excellent for 'show' growing. Blooms are pink-lavender and hold firmly above the foliage.

(variety of species from China)

'Destiny' - $9.99

Beautiful, variegated foliage of dark green, with a wide center band of light silvery green, radiating out through the leaves, following the veining to the leaf edges. Shapes nicely! Lavender flowers.

(Shalit)

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'Diane Marie' - $8.99

Silver overlays the pine green serrated leaves. Soft violet blooms show dark stripes, along with a white and yellow throat.

(Stewart hybrid: sinensis var. 'Angustifolia' × unidentified species)

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'Hotei' - $8.99

Slender, linear leaves, medium green, with sunny yellow flowers, make this variety delightfully different.

(Batcheller hybrid: linearifolia × eburnea [now lutea])

'Jade Moon' - $8.99

Medium green, compact, pointed foliage, makes this variety an excellent choice for those with limited space. Blooms are lavender-blue, and good sized, despite the plants' diminutive size!

(Boggan hybrid: gemella × sp. USBRG 98-083)

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'Keiko' - $8.99

Deep velvet green, quilted leaves, are ovate and slightly serrated. Flowers are soft lavender blue, with white and yellow throats.

(Okuto hybrid: subrhomboidea × fimbrisepala)

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liboensis - $11.99

Dark green, broad and round, stiff leaves form a tight rosette. Once mature in the pot, puts on quite a show of bloom. Flowers are light lavender, with an outside covering of rosy-pink color on the 'tubes'. Flowers are set on short stems that form a 'ring' around the foliage.

(species from China)

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longgangensis - $9.99

Tubular, light lavender flowers with darker, lavender veining and a yellow stripe on the upper throat. Medium green, narrow, pointed leaves. Compact growth habit.

(species from China)

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Loki - $9.99

Beautiful rounded green leaves with broad silver veining and blue tubular flowers. Compact habit!

(Shalit)

minutimaculata - $11.99

Striking! Tubular, light lavender flowers, with darker lavender stripes in the throat on a white background. Dark green, glossy leaves, have a pale silvery-green center stripe the length of the leaf, with little side shoots of color at the base of the secondary veins. Compact growth habit.

(species)

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moonii - $11.99
(Now reclassified as a Henckelia)

Upright growing foliage with narrow leaves covered by fine, silvery-white hairs. Flowers are very large, lavender-blue in color, with a yellow stripe in the throat.

(species from Sri Lanka)

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'Moonwalker' - $11.99
(Now reclassified as a Henckelia)

Upright grower, medium green leaves with a touch of silver hair, and large purple flowers.

(Yamagata hybrid: moonii × walkerae)

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'Naine Argente' - $8.99

Medium to large growing rosette, leaves medium green with silver veining and lavender blossoms. Great show foliage!

(origin of name unknown)

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'Nemesis' - $8.99

Nearly forest green foliage is quilted and ovate, flowers are muted violet.

(Shalit hybrid: spadiciformis × sclerophylla)

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'Nimbus' - $8.99

Quilted green leaves are ovate, pointed and overlayed with silver center and veins, lavender blooms.

(Shalit hybrid: spadiciformis × sclerophylla)

'Patina' - $8.99

Beautiful cultivar! Medium green, pointed leaves with variegated, light green center stripes, branching out to the edges of the leaves. As the leaves mature, RED hairs enhance the color of the leaves, especially when viewed along the leaf surface. Lavender flowers stand tall above the foliage.

(Shalit hybrid: sclerophylla × sinensis 'Hisako')

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'Piccolo' - $8.99

Compact-growing acute leaves are spring green in the center with darker green edge. Sweet lavender blooms.

(Shalit hybrid: spadiciformis × sclerophylla)

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'Rachel' - $8.99

Narrow, pointed, dark green leaves with light green center stripes. Lavender blooms stretch out beyond the foliage. Blooms freely.

(Conlin-Lane hybrid: sclerophylla × linearifolia)

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sclerophylla - $9.99

A compact rosette of deep, forest green leaves, with a silvery to pale green center streak. Occasional blooms are violet.

(species from China)

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sinensis 'Betty' - $8.99

A rosette shape, and silver green over forest colored fleshy leaves, make this an outstanding addition even before the beautiful lavender blooms show.

(sport introduced by Evans)

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sinensis 'Hisako' - $8.99

One of the most beautiful of the Chiritas. Easily grows into show quality foliage, dark green with silver veins. Lavender flowers.

(Nakayama hybrid of two sinensis varieties)

sinensis 'Silver' - $8.99

Semi-compact, strong silver markings over medium green, fleshy and hairy leaves. Lavender flowers.

(silver variety of sinensis)

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'Souvenir' - $8.99

Leaves are quilted and acute, with slightly silver, light green centers, framed in a soft forest green. Lavender blossoms.

(Shalit hybrid: spadiciformis × sclerophylla)

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subrhomboidea - $8.99

Light purple, tubular flowers have white and yellow throats, and are produced above round, medium green, rather compact foliage that does well under artificial lighting.

(species from China)

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tamiana - $8.99

A must have! Cute little miniature grower, with dainty white flowers, striped dark purple in the throat. Small leaves resemble that of a miniature violet.

(species from Vietnam)

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species USBRG # 98-083 - $8.99

The charm of this Vietnamese native is its simple beauty! Lavender blooms, above medium green leaves, and sometimes multiple crowns (stolons).

(species from Vietnam)

species 'V27' - $8.99

Unnamed species collected from Vietnam. Long and pointed, somewhat glossy, medium green leaves, grow in a nice flat rosette.  Blooms are lavender with yellow lines on a white throat.  Good bloomer.

(species from Vietnam)

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'Vertigo' - $8.99

Orchid blooms with red-violet hues. Large, slightly serrated and ovate leaves are framed in forest green with lighter centers and veins kissed with a touch of silver.

(Shalit hybrid: subrhomboidea × sclerophylla)

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walkerae - $11.99
(Now reclassified as a Henckelia)

Tubular, lavender flowers with a yellow stripe on the lower throat and deep purple petal tips. Foliage is light green and ovate shaped. Upright growing.

(species from Sri Lanka)

yungfuensis - $11.99

Stunning! Dark, red backed, green leaves with silver variegation in a "branching" pattern. Grows and looks almost like a fancy leaved african violet. Tubular lavender blooms with 4 to 5 flowers per stem.

(species from China)