|Primula farinosa is a deciduous perennial with inversely lance-shaped leaves, to 4 inches long, white-mealy beneath. Early in the season, bears umbels of 2 to 20 lilac-pink flowers with yellow eyes, 1/2 inch wide. Grow under glass or in mild coastal areas in partial shade in humus-rich, well-drained, moist soil. Tolerates full sun if kept moist. To 10 inches tall and wide.