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B3B3 South East LondonPosts: 24,099
I suppose  it might be a primula. I have scores of primroses  but the leaves look a bit thick and dark 

In London. Keen but lazy.

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  • GardenerSuzeGardenerSuze I garden in South Notts on an improved clay soil Posts: 3,137
    @B3 Yes it is a primula. The give away is the darker colour in the leaf at the base. Not sure if it is an indicator of the flower colour. I have P Vulgaris it is just slightly darker at the base of the leaf.
    The most serious gardening I do would seem very strange to an onlooker,for it involves hours of walking round in circles,apparently doing nothing. Helen Dillon.
  • B3B3 South East LondonPosts: 24,099
    There are one or two coloured ones dotted about. Looks like it might be a dark one. No flower buds that I noticed. Maybe next spring  .Thanks @GardenerSuze. I'm sure you're right.
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 13,027
    I agree, although not sure you can predict flower colour.
    There are ashtrays of emulsion,
    for the fag ends of the aristocracy.
  • B3B3 South East LondonPosts: 24,099
    Time will tell. It's unlikely to be the vulgaris, though. The leaves aren't the same.
    So long as it's not that really dark yellow, I don't mind.
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • GardenerSuzeGardenerSuze I garden in South Notts on an improved clay soil Posts: 3,137
    Some of the dark red and dark purple primulas do seem to have darker leaves.
    The most serious gardening I do would seem very strange to an onlooker,for it involves hours of walking round in circles,apparently doing nothing. Helen Dillon.
  • B3B3 South East LondonPosts: 24,099
    That's what I'm hoping but to be honest, they're gatecrashers. I love the wild primrose  -   vulgaris best.
    I think the cultivars are more likely to be vulgar😏
    In London. Keen but lazy.
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