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It’s the time when primroses, the county flower, cover North Devon #ndevon

The primrose, Devon’s county flower, is in bloom across North Devon, in gardens, on lawns and in hedgerows.

Primroses in North Devon

It’s such a bright, delicate flower and so uplifting.

It makes a drive down the lanes even better than usual . . .

Primroses in North Devon

. . . and we’re lucky to have a few plants in our garden too.

Primrose in garden in Ilfracombe, North Devon

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The spring vanguard has arrived

In the past few days daffodils, snowdrops and primroses have flowered in our garden.

Daffodil flowering in February 2011 in Ilfracombe, North Devon

It’s a wonderful sign that spring is within sight . . .

Snowdrop flowering in February 2011 in Ilfracombe, North Devon

. . . and an indication of all the colour to come after the bleakness and grey of winter.

Pink primrose flowering in February 2011 in Ilfracombe, North Devon

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