This is a primrose. The original little baby was given to my by my gardening friend Alan when we worked together at Canada Post. I left Canada Post in 1988. So I've had it for a while. It blooms here in Sidney in February to April. What makes it so special? If you look at the picture you can see it. Closely. Squint. I'm going to give you a hint.
Here is a previous (from about a month ago) picture of my cauliflower:
And here is the primrose:
For some reason I don't understand...this primrose is immune to slugs. In our rainy season the lower island is crawling with them. This plant...a true treasure.