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                                                         BARNHAVEN PRIMROSES

The strain of Barnhaven Primroses date back to the early 1940s in America when Florence Bellis first began developing the colours and characteristics we see today. Between 1966 and 1990 the nursery operated in Brigsteer, Cumbria under Jared and Sylvia Sinclair. Since then it has again moved country and is now situated in France where we buy the seed today. For more information please go to . www.barnhavenprimroses.co.uk

A superb article from 1999 by Anna Pavord makes a good read.

Gardening: The Secret is in the breeding

Primula acaulis ‘Barnhaven Blues’

Single flowers in shades of cornflower, turquoise, indigo and azure. Any good soil. Part shade. H10cm x S15cm.

£4.00

Primula acaulis ‘Butterscotch’

Single flowers in shades of copper, bronze, champagne and butter yellow in spring. Any good soil. Part shade. H10cm x S15cm.

£4.00


Primula acaulis ‘Candy Pinks’

Single flowers in shades of clear pinks, satin pinks soft peach, shell salmon and baby pinks. Any good soil. Part shade. H10cm x S15cm.

£4.00


Primula acaulis ‘Harbinger’

Single flowers in shades of palest yellow. Any good soil. Part shade. H10cm x S15cm.

This is from a long established pale sport of our native wild primrose.

£4.00

Primula acaulis ‘Osiered Amber’

Single flowers in shades of amber, apricot and pale yellow in spring. Any good soil. Part shade. H10cm x S15cm.

£4.00

Primula acaulis ‘Tartan Reds’

Single flowers in rich red shades, many with dark stems and foliage. Any good soil. Part shade. H10cm x S15cm.

£4.00


Primula ‘Blue Julianas’

Small blue and violet flowers in early spring. Any good soil. Part shade. Will form a good clump over the years. H10cm x S15cm.

£4.00


Primula juliana ‘Fireflies’

Early small flowering variety. Many flowers on one stem in shades of deep crimson to bright red. Any good soil. Part shade. H15cm x S10cm.

£4.00


Primula juliana ‘Vera Maud’

Compact early flowering variety covered in soft pink flowers with a deep pink picotee edge above dark compact leaves. Flowers for up to 3 months. Any good soil. Part shade. H15cm x S10cm. £4.00


Primula juliana ‘Footlight Parade’

Delicate polyanthus in shades of salmon, burnt orange and apricot .

£4.00

Julianas

Good garden hybrids of the eastern european species P.juliae. These are seed grown plants of the barnhaven strain which result in slight variation colour, only adding to their charm. Similar to primroses but with smaller flowers and foliage and a creeping habit. These are perfect for a low clourful ground cover in a shaded spot.