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  • Sow in the second and the last week, on a warm border of a light sandy soil, with an east aspect, any free-flowering hardy annuals as Silene pendula, Nemophila, &c., for planting in spring; and auricula and primula seeds in pots and boxes.
  • - Pistil of Primrose (Primula) composed of five carpels which are completely united; o, ovary; s, style; st, stigma.
  • For instance, in Primula and Linum some flowers have long stamens and a pistil with a short style, the others having short stamens and a pistil with a long style.
  • - Flower of cowslip (Primula veris) cut vertically.
  • The primula is thus spoken of, on account of its yellow centre, also the adonis, or "pheasant's eye," and the blue veronica, or germander speedwell.

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