Definition of drumstick primrose in English:

drumstick primrose

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(also drumstick primula)

noun

  • A Himalayan primula with a globular head of flowers on an erect stem.
    • Primula denticulata, family Primulaceae
    More example sentences
    • Perennials that have seeded themselves into the borders include the blue grass, marjoram, evening primrose and the purple-flowered drumstick primula.
    • Far easier to please is Primula denticulata, the drumstick primula, which comes in a variety of colours.
    • There is also a lovely honeysuckle, some crocosmia, lilac drumstick primula, catmint, rosemary and sage.

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