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Evening Primrose

Regular price $2.19
Oenothera lamarckiana (Onagraceae)
A robust annual, of unknown origin which has naturalized throughout the United States. Flowers are light yellow borne on tall, sturdy spikes. Blooms are up to 2 inches across, opening in late afternoon. Prefers well-­drained soils in full sun. Evening Primrose can tolerate high pH levels and is less aggressive than other species within this plant family.

Suggested Use: Roadsides, meadows, fence lines. Miscellaneous: Prolific reseeder. An excellent variety for summer color.

Average Planting Success: 70%
Height: 2 - 4 feet
Germination: 15 - 30 days
Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 55°F - ­70°F
Sowing Depth: 1/16"
Blooming Period: May - July
Average Seeds Per Pound: 864,000
Seeds/Pkt: 750 - covers 20 sq. ft.
1 oz Covers: 908 sq. ft.
Seeding Rate: 3 lbs. per acre

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