Primrose (Primula Vulgaris) is a native wildflower of the UK. It suitable conditions it can be found in woodland and hedgerows. In the garden there are many cultivate types of Primrose. They have brighter and more showey flowers, though for purity and simplicity, it is hard to beat the natural primula.
In Latin Primula means literally ‘first rose’. It is highly valued as one of early spring flowering perennials.