Cowslip

Primula veris
 
 

A beautiful native perenial growing in grassland and meadows.  The deep yellow flowers are grouped on upright stalks growing from rosettes of crinkled leaves.  Cowslips are a good nectar source for butterflies and bees.

Cowslips are the food plants of the caterpillars of the Duke of Burgundy Fritillary.

Height: 10-30cm (4-12in)

Perennial: Flowers April to May.

Many butterflies and other insects depend on our disappearing native wild plants. By creating a wildlife area in your garden and growing native wildflowers, you will produce an attractive habitat for butterflies, bees, birds and other wildlife.

It is illegal to take plants from the wild.

Buy Cowslip Flower Seeds from Landlife Wildflowers.