American Primrose Society (Primulas) – Bookstore

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These prices are for APS members only. Membership can be obtained by selecting the link. All books can be purchased from APS webpage only.


The Auricula.Rowland Biffen (1951)
The Primulas of EuropeJohn MacWatt (1928)
Primulas for Gardenand GreenhouseE.H.M. Cox and G. C. Taylor(1928)
PrimulasA.G. Puttock
Primulas in the GardenKenneth C. Corsar (1952)
AuriculasRoy Genders (1958)
Primroses Roy Genders (1959)
Auriculas and Gold-laced Polyanthus
C. G. Haysom (1957)
Hardy PrimulasH. G. Lyall (1959)
Pictorial Dictionary of the
Cultivated Species of the Genus Primula
The American Primrose Society 1967

-May be revised without notice

The Genus PrimulaJosef Halda (1992)
PrimulasA. J. Richards (1993)
Auriculas Gwen Baker & Peter Ward (1995)
The Book of PrimrosesBarbara Shaw (1991)
Primulas, the Complete GuideMary A. Robinson (1990)
Florists’ Flowers and SocietiesRuth Duthie(1988)
Auriculas, Their Care and CultivationBrenda Hyatt(1989)
Primulas and Polyanthus Peter Ward(1997)

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Any new books will be advertised on the Quarterly.


For information only. Other than those titles listed above, these books are not available from the APS bookstore.

Primulas of Europe and America

by G.F. Smith, B. Burrow, D.B. Lowe (1984)
Alpine Garden Society,
North Pomfret, Vermont 05053
The Genus Primula, In Cultivation and
the Wild

by Josef Halda (1992),
Tethys Books,
2735 South Pennsylvania,
Englewood, CO
Asiatic Primulas

by Roy Green (1976),
Alpine Garden Society, as above.

by Brenda Hyatt (1989),
Cassell, Artillery House,
Artillery Row,
London England
The Book of Primroses
by Barbara Shaw (1991),
Timber Press,
133 SW Second Ave.,
Suite 450,
Portland, Oregon 97204
A Synoptic Guide to the Genus Primula

by G.K. Fenderson (1986),
Published by author,
P.O. Box 571,
South Acworth, New Hampshire 03607

Primulas of the British Isles

by John Richards (1989),
Shire Publication Ltd.,
Cromwell House,
Church St.,
Princes Risborough,
Aylesbury, Bucks., U.K.
HP17 9AJ

by John Richards (1993),
Timber Press,
133 SW Second Ave.,
Suite 450,
Portland, Oregon 97204
Primulas, the Complete Guide

by Mary Robinson (1990),
The Crowood Press,
Gipsy Lane,
Wiltshire, U.K. SN2 6DQ

by Gwen Baker and Peter Ward (1995), .
B. T. Batsford, Ltd.,
4 Fitzharding St.,
London, England W1H 0AH

There are some fine out-of-print books that can be found from time to time by searching the gardening sections of second hand and antiquarian bookstores. Many of these out-of-print works are available in photocopy form from the APS Bookstore.

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