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Baby primrose

a tender primrose, Primula forbesii, native to China and Burma, having white, hairy leaves and rose- or lilac-colored flowers with a yellow center.
Historical Examples

The baby primrose is a miniature edition of P. obconica, and it is one of the most lovable flowers imaginable.
ABC of Gardening Eben Eugene Rexford


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