I love seeing these little plants pop up through the ground with their delicate flowers of soft creamy yellow. A perennial stalwart, often spotted growing wild in woods, hedgerows, pastures and embankments. A treasure and a keeper. Plant in partial shade for a woodland feel.

Botanical name: Primula vulgaris
Other names: Primrose, Culver keys, Native primrose, Wild primrose
Genus: Primula
Species: P. vulgaris – P. vulgaris is a pretty perennial plant forming rounded leaves and pale yellow flowers in early spring.
Primula vulgaris is: Semi evergreen
Flower: Pale-yellow in Spring
Foliage: Bright-green in All seasons
Fragrance: Flowers are fragrant.
Habit: Clump-forming, Rosette
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

If you would like to talk with me about a new planting scheme for your garden or a bespoke Dingly Dell, please do feel free to get in touch, my email is judi@judithegardener.co.uk. For gardening development and maintenance enquiries (North-East London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Enfield) please telephone 07818 005773.

Happy gardening!