Evening Primrose

Oenothera lamarckiana
Blooms from afternoon into evening

Evening Primrose (O. lamarckiana) - Evening Primrose

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Height Range: 24 - 48 inches
Seeding Rate: 1 oz. / 600 sq ft
Seeds Per Pound: 865000
Colors: Yellow
Growing Season: May - August

Evening Primrose has yellow flowers that adorn a spiked stem. The blossoms open in the late afternoon, blooming into the evening, and close before morning. This flower likes sunny, well drained soils. Evening Primrose reseeds itself well, acting as a perennial in the southern zones, but grows as an annual in the northern zones. Blooms mid-summer through fall.