Common name: Drumstick primula
Primula denticulata is a perennial with dense, rounded flowerheads, 4 in. wide (8 cm). The head is composedof many flat flowers in shades of pale lilac, rich purple, blue, pink or white with a yellow eye. Native to China and the Himalayas, this perennial thrives in damp, shady environments where it blooms in early to late spring.
Photos by Tresa Horney.