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Evening primrose

Oenothera caespitosa

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

25cm

Max

25cm

10cm

Min

15cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Evening primrose Overview

This is a small perennial with a compact and low growing habit, The flowers are very fragrant and will bloom in late afternoon and evening, they are white and as they age turn to soft rosy pink.

Common problems with Evening primrose

How to propagate Evening primrose

Division

You can propagate by seed or division in autumn or spring.

Seed

Cuttings

Softwood cuttings in late spring.

Other uses of Evening primrose

Ground cover, rock garden, fragrance