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Maine Day 3: Primula vialii

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Photo/Illustration: Kerry Ann Moore
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Photo/Illustration: Kerry Ann Moore

Primula vialii was in full bloom by the lower pond in the Lerner Garden of the Five Senses at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay, Maine. This primula is native to China and prefers moist soil and partial shade. Its two-toned flower spikes are unique amongst primulas, and this plant has seen a surge in popularity in recent years.

 

Last week, assistant editor Kerry Ann Morre took a garden-themed tour of Maine with her trusty camera by her side. This week in the GPOD, we’re featuring five photos from one of her favorite stops, the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay. Enjoy!

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  1. catsdogs 06/30/2010

    Love Purple, and small little Flowers, this is really nice Flower, and Love the Picture.

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