Cowslips - 1L Pot
Simple yet lovely, cowslips are synonymous with spring and Easter.
Cowslip is an attractive flowering plant found in meadows and on woodland floors.
Leaves: dark green and wrinkled, and quite wide but narrow towards the end. The leaf edges are toothed, and a light cream-green vein can clearly be seen in the centre of the leaf. They grow in a basal rosette formation.
Flowers: bright yellow, bell-shaped flowers that have five petals with small indents on the top edge of each petal. The flowers are enclosed by a long, green, tube-shaped calyx (protective flower casing) and are found in clusters on each plant, all facing to one side.
Common name: cowslip
Scientific name: Primula veris
Flowering season: April to May
Habitat: grassland, woodland, ancient woodland, hedgerows
Height: 10 - 30cm