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Common Primrose 'Bumble bee'

Primula vulgaris

Bumble bee is part of the Primula genus and is a Common Primrose variety. Its scientific name is Primula vulgaris 'Bumble bee'. This variety is a Flower that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Bumble bee is known for its Clump-Forming habit and growing to a height of approximately 15.0 cm (5.85 inches). This variety tends to bloom in early spring.

Bumble bee Common Primrose is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

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How to grow Common Primrose 'Bumble bee'

Keep in mind when planting that Bumble bee is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. Bumble bee needs a sandy, loamy and clay soil with a ph of 5.6 to 6.0 (weakly acidic soil).

Growing Bumble bee from seed

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Bumble bee about 105 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Bumble bee

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Bumble bee is a tender plant.

Harvesting Bumble bee

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by early spring.

Common Primrose 'Bumble bee' information

How long does Bumble bee take to grow?

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When should I sow Bumble bee?

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