Polyanthus primrose

Primula polyantha (Polyanthus Primrose)

Primula polyantha (Polyanthus Primrose) Aka English Primrose, False Oxlip, Polyanthus Primula, Primrose, Auricula, or Cowslip, are one of the first flowers to bloom in the spring, and the name “Primula” means “first.” “Polyanthus” is from Greek “poly” and “anthus” meaning “many flowered.” (https://goo.gl/qF1eZP)   Primroses may be grown indoors with cool night temperatures of 50-60° F, high humidity,…

Cyclamen persicum (Florist’s Cyclamen)

Cyclamen persicum (Florist’s Cyclamen) Aka Persian Cyclamen, is native to the eastern Mediterranean, growing on rocky hillsides, shrubland, and woodland up to 1,200 m (3,900 ft) above sea level, from south-central Turkey to Israel and Jordan. It also grows in Algeria and Tunisia and on the Greek islands of Rhodes, Karpathos, and Crete. I have…