Jackie French: Poppy, Pansy and Primula: the old-fashioned heroines of winter

By Jackie French
Updated April 24 2018 - 9:29pm, first published April 12 2017 - 8:10pm

Girls named Primula or Pansy are an endangered species these days. A few Poppies, now and then, but in 25 years of book signings I've never come across a Pansy or a Primula (usually known as Prim) under 75.

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