Ring-ting! I wish I were a primrose, A bright yellow primrose blowing in the spring! The stooping boughs above me, The wandering bee to love me, The fern and moss to creep across, And the elm-tree for our king!
~ William Allingham
Additional fact: 19th April is Primrose Day in the UK. It commemorates the anniversary of death of Benjamin Disraeli who twice served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. It is also my birthday and my Grandmother wanted my Mum to call me Primrose. My decided against it but sometimes I think it would have been a lovely name to have.