Berrybank Nursery, 5 Boggs Holdings, Pencaitland, East Lothian, EH34 5BA
Primula veris

Primula veris

Common Name: 'Common cowslip'

AGM. This much loved native flower of old meadows, has become relatively rare in the wild due to modern agricultural methods. It forms rosettes of dark green leaves which produce upright stems bearing clusters of fragrant, nodding bright yellow bell-shaped flowers. Mar-May. H25cm S25cm.


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Care Instructions

Best grown in moist, humus-rich soil in sun or partial shade, It is an excellent choice for naturalizing in short grass and is charming grown with Anemones, Pulmonarias and spring flowering bulbs. The nodding heads of deep yellow flowers are sweetly scented.

Plant No: 2551

About Us

Macplants are central/southern Scotland's largest growers of herbaceous perennials, alpines, ferns and ornamental grasses. We have our plant centre open to the public in East Lothian, close to Edinburgh and we also supply a diverse range of trade clients both in the landscape and garden centre sectors.

We grow a large range of plants including many interesting and unusual varieties not usually seen for sale. Amongst the many plants we grow are our highly praised autumn Gentians bred here by Dr Ian McNaughton and probably the largest range of Meconopsis cultivars found anywhere.

Our Contacts

Berrybank Nursery,
5 Boggs Holdings,
East Lothian
EH34 5BA

01875 341179