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FamilyPRIMULACEAE
Genus species var.Cortusa  matthioli L. 
SynonymsPrimula matthioli (L.) K.Richt.
Territory
thickets and woods
Altitude300-3000m
Description hirsute, leaves petiolate, ovate-orbiculate, cordate, 7-9-lobate, obtuse, scape 7-12 flowered, involucral bracts unequal, broadly lanceolate, entire or dentate
Size15-20cm
Colorpale purple
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca+
Typetuft, fl. stem erect
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shade
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division after flowering; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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