Solstice solace: Blue Zebra primrose
|Primula vulgaris 'Blue Zebra'|
Nothing is more eloquent of spring and promise to my mind than a primrose--and this amazing cultivar I discovered last spring seems to provide the perfect tonic on the Winter Solstice--and the promise that however elegant and spare, minimalist and marvelous our wintry scene may be--spring is not far away!
|Here they are in mass, in a marvelous greenhouse (more on that) in Pennsylvania|
And more subtle variation
I find the little differences be between one plant and another to be fascinating: I will surely have to have a number of these to play with in the garden this coming year!
|And yet another one...|