Definition of Cape primrose in English:

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Cape primrose


Another term for streptocarpus.
Example sentences
  • ‘And I can hardly live without the Cape primrose, Streptocarpus ‘Black Panther’ - its velvet blooms are a treasure.’
  • The Cape primrose is also a cloud-forest plant, growing on the windward slopes of Table Mountain in Cape Town.
  • Otherwise, grow your Cape primrose the same way you would a gloxinia or African violet, with moderate light and household temperatures.

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