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Evening Primrose

Oenothera fruticosa

Also known as

Common sun drops, Sun drops

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

35cm

25cm

Min

15cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Evening Primrose Overview

This is a biennial or perennial species it will grow to about 1m, It produces reddish, erect, branching stem and narrow leaves. The flowers are deep yellow.

Common problems with Evening Primrose

How to propagate Evening Primrose

Seed

You can propagate from seeds.

Division

Division in spring or autumn.

Cuttings

From softwood cuttings in late spring.

Other uses of Evening Primrose

Walls, rock garden, ground cover, border, fragrance, wildflower/meadow