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Oenothera kunthiana, O. macrocarpa aka O. missouriensis, O. pallida, O. speciosa rosea, O. tetragona, O. versicolor

 How to plant Evening Primrose seeds 

Missouri evening primrose seeds. PR00828

MISSOURI Evening Primrose SeedsOenothera 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 GaillardiaBlue Queen SalviaFuji Blue Balloon FlowerBlue Select Fescue, and Telham Beauty Campanula.

100 seeds - $1.99
Pink Petticoats evening primrose seeds - Garden Seeds - Perennial Seeds PR00830

PINK PETTICOATS Evening Primrose SeedsOenothera speciosa 'Rosea'

Silky, pink flowers with yellow centers appear all summer long. 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.

50 seeds - $1.99
Innocence evening primrose seeds. PR06227

INNOCENCE Evening Primrose SeedsOenothera pallida

Large, sweetly fragrant, white flowers age to apple blossom pink. The combination of the two shades is extremely attractive. The compact, 12-20 inch tall plants bloom from late spring to early fall. Good for borders, as a ground cover, or in large containers. Winter hardy to zone 4.

100 seeds - $1.99
Oenothera tetragona, Sundrops. PR00832

SUNDROPS Evening Primrose SeedsOenothera tetragona

Bright yellow, 1-2 inch, poppy-like blooms appear throughout the summer months. A truly lovely perennial that is easy to grow. Mature height is 18-24 inches tall. Winter hardy to zone 4. 'Sundrops evening primrose grows beautifully with butterfly weedlavenderMaltese cross,  and Sooty Sweet William.

50seeds - $1.99
Sunset Boulevard evening primrose seeds PR00834

SUNSET BOULEVARD Evening Primrose SeedsOenothera versicolor

Vivid, 2 inch, cup-shaped blooms begin yellow, morph to orange, then mature into 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.

50 seeds - $1.99
Glowing Magenta evening primrose seeds. PR01794

GLOWING MAGENTA Evening Primrose SeedsOenothera kunthiana

Low, mounding, 6-12 inch tall plants are 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.

50 seeds - $1.99
Lemon Sunset evening primrose flowers. PR01795

LEMON SUNSET Evening Primrose SeedsOenothera odorata 'Sulphurea'

Butter yellow, cup-shaped, 4 inch summer flowers mature into 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 AgastacheGaura,  and Russian sage.

50 seeds - $1.99

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.