primula vulgaris


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primrose

Colorful, edible flower with sweet, bland taste. Note there is another plant also called Cowslip (Marsh Marigold) which isn’t the same.
Edible Plant Guide © 2012 Markus Rothkranz
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Mi wn fod llygad y dydd (Bellis perennis; daisy), briallu (Primula vulgaris; primrose) a llysiau pentai (Sempervivum tectorum; houseleek) yn rhai o'r planhigion a ddefnyddid, ond tybed wyddoch chi am rai eraill?
* Plant the following plants for early flying bees and butterflies: Primrose (Primula vulgaris), aubretia (Aubretia deltoidea) and winter heather.
A native of Britain and Europe, the primrose, Primula vulgaris, being early flowering, was long considered the harbinger of spring, the name, derived from the Latin for ``first rose''.
What is the common name of the primula vulgaris? 1.
ENJOY IN THE WILD: To call a flower the epitome of spring may seem a bit of a cliche but in the case of primrose, or primula vulgaris, it is perfectly apt.
PRETTY Primula vulgaris - great in a woodland garden
Despite all the cold weather of recent weeks, my two clumps of Primula vulgaris (Primrose) have woken up and are just starting to flower - this display will now last until well into April, beating many other spring flowering plants for the longest display of flowers.
The wild primrose, primula vulgaris, a true British native wild flower, has declined in the wild since the end of the Second World War, as farming radically changed its ways and domestic and industrial development spread themselves farther and wider as each decade passed.
Primula vulgaris is the simplest and most perfect of all primroses