The cowslips (primula veris) are in bloom. I have discovered that they crossed with some of our regular perennial primulas, and there is a new stand of plants that flowers with a more open yellow flower with a brownish red center. (May 11, 2012)
Cowslips, banks of them on the road verge makes you feel excited for spring and the coming of summer, bringing back memories of childhood days.
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Imperforate St John's wort, Hypericum maculatum (perennial).
John Hall Thorpe (1874-1947) - Cowslips, 1922 - Woodcut