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Oenothera biennis - Evening Primrose

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This biennial species commonly found in dry meadows and along roadsides gets its common name "Evening Primrose" from its lemon scented, primrose-yellow flowers that open at dusk and close by noon the next day. Early settlers in North America cultivated Oenothera biennis for its nutritious roots.

All Wildflower Farm seeds are hardy through growing zone 3, organic and non-GMO.

Approx. 80 seeds per pack - 9,700 seeds per 5 grams

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  • Colour: Yellow
    Blooms: Mid to Late Summer
    Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
    Height: 2' - 6'
    Soil: Sand to Clay
    Water: Dry to Moist
  • Indoors: No pre-treatment necessary other than cold, dry storage. Start at least 4 weeks before outdoor night temperatures are reliably in the 10 C (50 F) range. Plant seed 3 mm (1/8 inch) deep in pots. Keep moist but not soggy and very warm (21 C - 70 F). When seedlings are 5 cm (2 in.) tall, transplant into the garden spaced 30 cm (1 ft.) apart.

    Outdoors: Sow seed 3 mm (1/8 inch) deep directly outdoors in either late fall or early spring.
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