Primula veris - Cowslip
Hardy / perennial / tea plant, medicinal use / seeds need cold temperatures for germination/ H. up to 20 cm/ half shade to shade/ humus rich soil / blossom colour yellow / flowering time 2, 3, 4
Tight clusters of fragrant, tubular flowers produced on stout stems in spring. Leaves oval-shaped and mid-green, form a neat clump. Use leaves in salads and for meat stuffing, use flowers in wine and salads. Tea made from any part of the plant was once a common remedy for pain and insomnia.