Cortusa

Cortusa is a small genus in the primrose family, Primulaceae,  that bears a resemblance to primroses. Most species are spring flowering alpines native to mountains in S- and E-Europe, including the Alps and Carpathians, but a few species are native to China.

Cortusa turkestanica
Cortusa turkestanica

A medium sized perennial with reddish purple flowers.

Cortusa matthioli 'Alba'
Cortusa matthioli 'Alba'

Alpine Bells

A variety of alpine bells with pure white flowers

Cortusa matthioli
Cortusa matthioli

Alpine Bells

Alpine bells is a low growing alpine with reddish purple flowers.