During a trip to Winterthur, in Delaware two years ago, I was able to pick up one of these primrose plants:
Little did I know that it would multiply to this extent in but a mere two years! Here they are a little bit closer:
I absolutely love primroses! I haven’t been able to grow a whole lot of different varieties of them, but there are so many. One of the gardeners I’ve most admired throughout time is Tasha Tudor. She was a primrose lover, too, so much so that I believe she was a member of the American Primrose Society.
Look up more about Tasha Tudor. If you love gardens of any kind, and if you love old-fashioned ways, you will love learning about her. A gifted artist, she wrote and illustrated numerous books. I have a few that she wrote, but one of my favorite books is a book about her with gorgeous photographs of her gardens: