Primrose

Primrose

Harbinger of Spring

Primroses Primroses (1) Primrose (Primula vulgaris) or Sabhaircín in Irish is a true harbinger of spring. Its English name derives from the Latin words prima rosa which means “first flower”.  It has pale yellow petals and wrinkled dark green leaves (1). There are lines of darker yellow towards the centre of the flower.  These are…