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The rhizome and roots of a number of species of Primula (family Primulaceae), primrose or cowslip; has been used as expectorant, diuretic, and anthelmintic. In some sensitive persons contact with the plant causes a rash.
[Mediev. L. primrose, fem. of L. primulus, first]
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This method can be practised to keep most cultivated descendants of Primula vulgaris and its alpine cousin, Primula juliae, in vigorous growth indefinitely.
Or if you love the wild primrose, Primula vulgaris, try it with puschkinia, scillas or chionodoxa and anemone nemorosa, our native wood anemone.
Initial customer feedback and research by Primula has found the innovative packaging, an easy-open plastic shell boldly coloured in blue for Cheese Pods and green for Cheese 'n' Chive Pods, very popular with its target school age audience of 5-12 years olds, and parents alike.
Primula regularly runs price promotions across the range, particularly during key buying periods, such as Christmas and in time for the growth in the Big Night In and festive party season market.
Baco Oy was founded in 1990 in Vantaa and is part of Primula Group.
The third member of the primrose triumvirate is Primula polyantha, the English primrose.
I've risked my neck in Himalayan gorges to get a glimpse of primulas that can't hold a candle to this.
uk is for six free Primula Candelabra when you buy 12 for PS13.
There is nothing more cheerful after a dull, grey winter than the smiling faces of primula in spring.
FOOD manufacturer Primula has been awarded gold status from the Better Health at Work Award for the North East region, recognising efforts to develop and embed a sustainable culture of health and wellbeing in the workplace.
Employees working at the Primula factory on Team Valley, Gateshead teamed up with colleagues from their parent company Kavli's other sites, Castle MacLellan in Scotland and St Helen's Farm in York, to raise an incredible PS3,264 for St Oswald's Hospice.
Whether it's filming for TV programmes such as Escape to the Country, organising the opening of new areas such as Primula Path, or felling 40m larches, there's never a dull moment.