|Primula x pubescens (Primula auricula x Primula hirsuta) bears early in the season, umbels of many salverform flowers in white, yellow, pink, red, purple or brown, 1/2 to 1 inch wide. This is a hardy evergreen, rosette-forming perennial with white-mealy, 4 inch long, green leaves that are spoon-shaped to obovate.
Good in rock gardens, containers and as a bedding plant.
'Mrs. J.H. Wilson' bears fragrant, purple flowers with white centers and compact rosettes of thick, lance-shaped, gray-green leaves.