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Evening Primrose

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Evening Primrose

Oenothera versicolor

A nonstop dazzler if you avoid too rich a soil. Delicate, tangerine cup-shaped blossoms of Oenothera Sunset Boulevard fade to crimson on maroon tinged stems like a sunset. Upright habit, blooms form on spikes with narrow lance-shaped foliage. Absolutely glows when backlit by the sun. Long blooming.  

Growing Conditions

Height 12-18 in.
Light Requirements Full sun
Bloom time Late Spring/Early Summer Mid Summer Late Summer/Early Fall
Zone 3 to 9

Additional Info

If roperly cleaned the seed can be successfully stored

 

All info from Dave's Garden