- Common Name: Common cowslip, Bedlam cowslip, Fairy cup, Galligaskins, Gaskins, Herb Peter, Key flower, Keywort, Lady's bunch of keys, Lady's candlestick, Lady's keys, Lady's seal, Luck flower, Paggles, Paigle, Paiglewort, Palseywort, Paralysis, Petty mullein, Primet
- Synonyms: Primula macrocalyx, Primula montana
- Position: Full sun, Partial shade, North-facing, East-facing, South-facing, West-facing, Exposed, Sheltered
- Soil: Moist but well-drained, Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand, Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
- Flowers: Spring
- Flower Colour: Yellow
- Hardiness: H5 - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters
- Habit: Semi-evergreen, Clump-forming
- Height & Spread: 25cm × 25cm
A British native, this plant displays fragrant, deep yellow flowers in late spring on downy stems up to 20cm long.
The third picture here is a wild-growing plant and was taken at Bickenhall Wood near Taunton, Somerset.