Leaves obovate with a winged stalk. Flowers in many colours forming clustered heads; spring.
This name has been used here to designate plants of complex hybrid origin and generally used as bedding plants. Probably including the hybrid groups P. ×variabilis, P. Pruhonicensis hybrids and P. Petiolares hybrids.
There are various hybrid groups covering a wide flower colour range and including the Pacific Giants, Super Giants and others. They are raised from seed and treated generally as biennials.
Source: (1997). Primula. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.