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I wish I were a primrose, A bright yellow primrose blowing in the spring! The stooping boughs above me, The wandering bee to love me, The fern and moss to creep across, And the elm-tree for our king! ~William Allingham
January – cold, dark mornings, misty afternoons, rain, rain and more rain. But there you are blooming, noticed only by those with heads hung down like mine. Blue beauty, a lovely gift to my drippy day. Bless you primrose. ©Sharron … Continue reading
For medicinal purposes the whole plant is used. Flowers and leaves are gathered in the beginning of the blossom time. A decoction of the flowers are used as tea against dizziness, sleeplessness, headaches, and neurasthenia paralysis, physical stress, to strengthen … Continue reading
I discovered this purple primrose in a tub of rosemary, like reminding me that spring is not far away.
It’s February. Cold, wet and foggy. There you are all alone, bright and smiling at me. OK, if you can, so can I. ©2016 Sharron R. McMillan
Honey suckle buds are forming little green rosettes stuck to dead twigs. Yellow primrose smiles happily through frost and rain at the side of the pump house. ©Sharron R. McMillan