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Evening Primrose

Oenothera biennis

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

45cm

30cm

Min

-30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Evening Primrose Overview

This is a wild flower with red blotchy hairy stems, crinkled leaves with white midribs and cup-shaped yellow flowers.

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

Grown for their profuse but short-lived flowers in summer. Suitable for coastal conditions. Oenothera biennis is used medicinally.