THE AMERICAN PRIMROSE
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Slide programs with prepared scripts and
videotapes are an excellent way to see and learn about
many different species and cultivars of Primula. Many
plant groups use them for educational programs. Both
slides and tapes are available from the APS Slide Librarian
for a nominal rental fee. Slides are sent to APS members
Email Mary Irwin APS Slide Librarian
6 Spruce Mountain Terrace
Danbury, CT 06810
The following slide programs are available:
A slide program about those hardy members
of the primrose family that originated in the Alps.
Considerable interest has developed in the hybrid show
auricula over the last few years. Show auriculas are
featured in this program.
Primrose Society Slide Program. Eighty
slides of a variety of primroses in gardens and in flower
arrangements, with a four-page narrative accompaniment.
and Tame Primulas in Alaska. A video
and slide program. The video is Tass Kelso’s program
“Yankee Doodle Dandy” on native American Primula from
the “Primula Worldwide” symposium. The slides show native
primula in Alaska, followed by many beautiful scenes
of primroses in Alaskan gardens.
Mid-summer Blooming Primroses. The
Proliferae and Sikkimensis Sections, including the fragrant
Primula florindae and P. alpicola
Write to the Slide Librarian for a list
of videotapes that are available. The tapes were made
of presentations at the “Primula Worldwide” symposium
Please send the date for which you need
the program and a check or money order for $10 (slide
programs) or $5 (video tapes) made payable to the APS
Slide Library. Return the program within two weeks.
Your postage cost will also be about $10 to return the
material. If you live outside the United States, please
write to Bridget Graham-Smith for postage and rental
fees to your area.
If you have a special request for the
Slide Librarian, don’t hesitate to write to:
APS Slide Librarian
24 Westlake St., SW
Tacoma, WA 98498