Large-Flowered Evening Primrose
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Large-Flowered Evening Primrose Overview
This perennial has upright stems with large, rough leaves. The flowers produce reddish sepals with large pale yellow petals. This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe. STEM: Upright, stout, leafy. ROOT: Thick, white tap-root. HAIRS: Mostly short, some long with swollen, red bases. STIPULES: Absent LEAF-STALK: Short or almost absent. BRACTS: Leaf-like below. FLOWER STALK: Shorter than flower. SEPALS: 4, bases joined, tubular, red-striped, bending back on opening. PETALS: 4, twisted together in bud, broad, overlapping, notched. STAMENS: 8, bases curved. STIGMA: 1, 4-lobed, on long style. OVARY: 1, below sepals, 4-celled. SEEDS: Numerous, oblong.
How to propagate Large-Flowered Evening Primrose
You can propagate by seed or division in autumn or spring.
Softwood cuttings in late spring.
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