primrose family

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Noun1.primrose family - a dicotyledonous family of the order Primulales with a regular flower; widely distributed in the northern hemisphere
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
order Primulales, Primulales - Primulaceae; Theophrastaceae; Myrsinaceae; and (in some classifications) Plumbaginaceae
genus Primula - very large and important genus of plants of temperate Europe and Asia having showy flowers
Anagallis, genus Anagallis - chiefly Old World herbs
Centunculus, genus Centunculus - a dicotyledonous genus of the family Primulaceae
genus Cyclamen - genus of widely cultivated flowering Eurasian herbs with centrally depressed rounded tubers and rounded heart-shaped leaves
genus Glaux, Glaux - sea milkwort
genus Hottonia, Hottonia - aquatic herbs
genus Lysimachia, Lysimachia - loosestrife: a cosmopolitan genus found in damp or swampy terrain having usually yellow flowers; inclined to be invasive
genus Samolus, Samolus - genus of herbs usually growing in salt marshes: water pimpernels
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Whichever name you prefer, it is a most attractive member of the Evening Primrose family, showing off its pretty pink flowers during the day as well as during the evening.
Given an undisturbed spot in semi-shade in a garden and the occasional lifting, splitting and replanting after the flowers have finished, this beautiful and delicate member of the primrose family will give you pleasure every springtime, alongside daffodils, snowdrops, violets and many more.