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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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We've chosen a cheery gentle shade of primrose yellow - 'cowslip', it says on the tin - a colour we wanted for our last house but were never able to find.
offers Monsella, a double early tulip of canary yellow, feathered with red; peony-flowering tulips Creme Upstar, a primrose yellow bloom with green speckles and rose edges, and Mirande, a red bloom with yellow base; giant Darwin hybrid tulips Blushing Apeldoorn, which is yellow with orange edging, and Orange Bowl, orange-scarlet with yellow flames; Green Wave, a parrot tulip of mauve pink with green flames; hyacinths Gypsy Queen, a deep tangerine flower, and Woodstock, a beet-root purple bloom; and Rosario, a Dutch iris of violet and pink with yellow blotches.
The striking dress and coat in primrose yellow, which the Queen wore at last year's Royal Wedding, was one of Angela's creations.
The flowers of cephalaria gigantea or giant scabious, right, are very like those of the familiar blue scabious but much larger, coarser and primrose yellow.
It remains small and neat and would fit into most window boxes but looks equally good at the front of a flower border where it combines well with all those wonderful silver, pink and primrose yellow flower we are so good at growing.
Ensure all walls are decorated in a pale colour a soft blue or primrose yellow works well making bathrooms appear light and clean.
First there was the presentation - the reassuringly golden chips nestled delicately in their primrose yellow wrapper, shrouded in a fine mist of sprayed - not sprinkled - vinegar.
Primrose yellow flowers April to August contrast with woolly white leaves.
On the eighth day of her Canadian tour Kate caused a stir when she stepped off the plane in Calgary wearing a primrose yellow Jenny Packham dress that was a little bit fly away and showed more leg than she had bargained for.
The primrose yellow climbing rose, Rosa banksiae, is in full flower on the wall of the carriage house.
Meaning 'beauty of God', Jophiel is a primrose yellow angel in charge of creating beauty in the universe.