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primrose

/prim·rose/ (prim´rōz)
1. a plant of the genus Primula; P. obco´nica (the cultivated primrose plant) is a common cause of allergic contact dermatitis.

evening primrose  the herb Oenothera biennis, or a preparation of oil from its seeds; see under oil.
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Look after cyclamen and they'll give cheery colour on a bleak day
Unlike Cyclamen persicum, the ubiquitous houseplants that deck garden centres from Christmas, cyclamen coum is hardy, evolved to cope with the challenges this time of year can bring.
They will usually start producing new leaves and flower buds soon thereafter, and thus you will have recycled your cyclamens.
I had a delightful trip to New Covent Garden market in London last week and saw trays of chrysanthemums, gaudy cyclamens and even berries, such as solanum.
Autumn-flowering cyclamen should be planted in summer near the soil surface in well-drained soil.
Cyclamen are not difficult to keep as long as two guidelines are followed.
BEIRUT: During the month of March, at every corner florist are pots of cyclamen, a small plant with delicate white, blush or deep pink flowers and dark green, heart-shaped leaves.
The delicate colours include cyclamen and wisteria, pink and lilac, lilac and pink plus dark violet and light violet.
In this small, shaded side yard, cylindrical chocolate brown pots filled with white cyclamen line up against the raised border's low brick wall, making the fern-filled planting appear deeper than it is.
Yet, if you're careful, you can keep cyclamen alive for 100 years or longer, which makes them a pretty good value.
It's very Cyclamen, with Laurie Gates colors," said Gates, whose company is based in Hollywood, Calif.