Primula Baggins was a Hobbit of the Shire, the mother of Frodo Baggins, who was one of the many bearers of the Ring, and the cousin of Bilbo Baggins.


Primula was a daughter of Gorbadoc Brandybuck, Master of Buckland, and Mirabella Took, the youngest daughter of the Old Took. She married Drogo Baggins, and had one child, Frodo. In TA 2980 (SR 1380), she and her husband were drowned in the Brandywine River, leaving Frodo an orphaned child. She was sixty years old.[1]


Primula was a species of the Primrose family of flowering plants.


  1. The Lord of the Rings: Appendix C, "Brandybuck of Buckland"