Cowslip

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Cowslip

Primula veris

Common Name: Cowslip

Latin Name: Primula veris

Ultimate Height: 50 cms

Flower Colour: Yellow

Type: Perennial

Soil: Clay, Loam, Sand, Chalk, Acid, Alkaline, Neutral PH

History, uses and notes:

Cowslips produce a beautiful deep yellow, drooping flower with an orange tinged base and really add vibrancy and colour to your wildflower meadow. 

Shakespeare was clearly a great admirer of the humble Cowslip. It appears 8 times in his plays. 

Flowering slightly later than many in July, Cowslips are on the RHS 'Perfect for Pollinators' list and will certainly help bring #bringthebeesback