Scientific name: Primula vulgaris
Size: Grows to a height of 15cm
Distribution: Found throughout the U.K.
Flowering Months: Late March to May
Habitat: Found in grassland, woodland edges, roadsides and hedgebanks
Special features: Primroses produce a rosette of crinkled, oval leaves. The pale yellow flowers appear on short, delicate stems at the centre of the rosette.
It's common name "primrose" (short for prima rosa) literally means "first rose". The flowering of primroses is a sure sign that spring has arrived in the UK.
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