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Bumble Bee Primrose

Bumble Bee Primrose

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The beautiful and charming blooms of deep black-brown with scalloped silver edges and golden eyes are nestled within lush green foliage. These happy little flowers add a colorful display to shady areas.

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Light: Partial shade
Height: 6-8"
Deer Resistant
Bloom Time: Early spring to early summer
Size: Potted
Zones: 3 to 8

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Bumble Bee Primrose Product Details

Botanical Name: Primula x polyanthus 'Victoriana Silver Lace Black'
Form: Semi-evergreen perennial
Sun Exposure: Shade/Partial Shade
Height/Habit: 6 - 8"
Spread: 12 - 18"
Spacing: 18 - 24"
Hardiness Zone: Zones 3 - 8
Foliage Type: Forms basal rosettes of oval to lance shaped leaves with a wrinkled texture in light to medium green.
Flower Form: Rounded flower heads form terminal clusters above the rosette of foliage.
Flower Color: Bright yellow centers surrounded by black-brown petals edged in silvery white.
Flowering Date: Mid to late spring
Planting Requirements: Light shade is the best planting location. Provide afternoon shade if possible.
Soil Requirements: Deep rich, humus enriched soil that is evenly moist.
Growth Rate: Moderate.
Unique Characteristics: Rosette forming perennial with lush green foliage and attention getting blooms with bright yellow centers and black-brown petals edged in silvery white. Great item to plant along with aquilegia, helleborus, astilbe and hostas for a colorful show to a partial shaded area. Blooms are smaller but just as beautiful as English primrose. This plant has lots of staying power. Comes back each year eventually spreading to a nice mat of up to 3' across in ideal conditions.
Pruning: None, except to remove spent flower stems to tidy up the plants.
Additional Information: Semi-evergreen further south, but may act deciduous in the north.
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Add a splash of color, richness and elegance to your landscaping space with this gorgeous clump-forming Bumble Bee Primrose plant! Make the restful retreats of your exterior space more interesting and vibrant with this striking and appealing Bumble Bee Primrose plant. It features lush green leaves that snuggle the fascinating flowers among its luxuriant foliage. The colorful blooms feature rich black-brown petals with silvery-white edges and radiant golden centers, making this primrose plant prefect for brightening shady areas of your landscape.

Appropriate for zones 3–8, the primrose perennial blossoms in mid to late spring. This low-maintenance primrose plant needs humus enriched, evenly moist soil to thrive. It grows to a height of approximately 6–8 inches. Primroses require full or part shade to flourish. Choose a semi-shaded n area of your yard that alters between the periods of plentiful sunlight and complete shade. Full shade implies to an area that is substantially covered from the sun throughout the day. Because of its shade-loving quality, this primrose plant is ideal for adding color and richness to your dark, moist garden nooks.

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