Definition of drumstick primrose in English:

drumstick primrose

(also drumstick primula)


  • A Himalayan primula with a globular head of flowers on an erect stem.

    Primula denticulata, family Primulaceae

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The drumstick primrose is an early bloomer - March in my garden.’
    • ‘The rounded flower heads of Drumstick Primrose appear very early in the spring.’