EVENING PRIMROSE SEEDS
Oenothera kunthiana, O. macrocarpa aka O. missouriensis, O. pallida, O. speciosa rosea, O. tetragona, O. versicolor
PINK PETTICOATS Evening Primrose Seeds
Oenothera speciosa 'Rosea'
Silky, pink flowers with yellow centers appear all summer long. This is a wonderful plant for the front of the border or in large containers. Spreads quickly, and often forms large, breathtaking colonies. Grows to 12 inches tall. Winter hardy to zone 5.
LEMON SUNSET Evening Primrose Seeds
Oenothera odorata 'Sulphurea'
Butter yellow, cup-shaped, 4 inch summer flowers mature to shades of sunset orange and red. Blooms open late in the day; fill evening air with delicate, sweet perfume. Heat tolerant, upright plants grow 3-3.5 feet tall, 2 feet wide. Winter hardy to zone 5. Grows nicely with Agastache, Gaura, and Russian Sage.
INNOCENCE Evening Primrose Seeds
Large, sweetly fragrant white flowers age to a apple blossom pink. The combination of the two shades on the same plant is extremely attractive. The compact 12-20 inch plants bloom from late spring to early fall. Good for borders, as a ground cover, or in large containers. Winter hardy to zone 4.
SUNDROPS Evening Primrose Seeds
Bright yellow, 1-2 inch poppy-like blooms appear through-out the summer months. A truly lovely perennial, and is easy to grow. Mature height is 18-24 inches tall. Winter hardy to zone 4. 'Sundrops' Evening Primrose grows beautifully with Butterfly Weed, Lavender, Maltese Cross, and 'Sooty' Sweet William.
SUNSET BOULEVARD Evening Primrose Seeds
Vivid 2 inch cup-shaped blooms begin yellow, turn to orange and mature to shades of Apricot and Red. The combination of these colors is stunning. Well branched easy to grow 2 foot tall plants. Winter hardy to zone 5.
GLOWING MAGENTA Evening Primrose Seeds
Low, mounding, 6-12 inch tall plants, covered in deep rose-pink flowers, from June to September. Foliage is glossy and dark green. Wonderful at the front of mixed borders, or in containers. Loves hot, dry, sites and combines beautifully with Salvias and Yarrows. Blooms the first year. Winter hardy to zone 5.
MISSOURI Evening Primrose Seeds
Oenothera macrocarpa aka O. missouriensis
Certainly one of the most beautiful of the Evening Primrose flowers, it produces clear yellow paper thin blossoms up to 5 inches across from June to September. Grows to 12 inches tall with soft velvety leaves and a sprawling habit. Winter hardy to zone 4. Grows nicely with Gaillardia, 'Blue Queen' Salvia, 'Fuji Blue' Balloon Flower, 'Blue Select' Fescue, and 'Telham Beauty' Campanula.
How to Plant EVENING PRIMROSE Seeds
Sow seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil and barely cover. Kept at 70-75° F., germination is in 14-28 days. Can direct sow in groups of 4 seeds spaced 12-18 inches apart. Thin to the strongest plant.