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Daemon
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Primrose Day

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield, novelist, and twice prime minister of England, died on this day in 1881. When he was buried in the family vault at Hughenden Manor, near High Wycombe, Queen Victoria came to lay a wreath of primroses—thought to be his favorite flower—on his grave. Two years later, the Primrose League was formed to support the principles of Conservatism that Disraeli had championed. The organization's influence ebbed after World War I, but Primrose Day is remembered in honor of Disraeli and his contribution to the Conservative cause. More...
monamagda
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What is a primrose?



The Primrose (Primula vulgaris) is a low to the ground herb that flowers. It is found mainly in western and southern Europe including Britain. It is also known as the Common Primrose and the English Primrose.
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The primrose was thought to be his favourite flower, but what if it wasn't?
It's a lovely, hardy little plant.
William39
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Oh my gosh!!! Another one!!!!
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