Cowslip - Primula veris Primula veris


Colour: Yellow
Flowering: April - May
Height: 8" (20 cms)
Family: Primulaceae


Cowslips grow in grassy places such as fields and roadsides.

The deep yellow flowers grow in clusters at the top of a long stalk. They are 10-15mm across and have 5 petals each with an orange spot at its base.

The leaves are oval-shaped and wrinkled and they form a rosette on the ground.

The flowers are used in herbal medicine to make tea which can be used as a sedative, or to make cowslip wine.
Cowslip - Primula veris

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