Evening primrose

£3.00£5.70

Evening primrose is a pretty pale yellow biennial and the flowers appear on tall stems in the second year. It will tolerate very dry conditions and loves full sun. Our plants and plug plants are in their second year. From mid summer to September, the flowers open in the evening and remain open until mid morning the following day.

Oenothera biennis
Biennial
Yellow
Sun
Height : 70cm
Flowering period : June-September
This is a good source of nectar : 

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Other features:
It self seeds prolifically and the seeds have a medicinal application for making Evening primrose oil.

Wildlife attracted:
The fragrant flowers attract bees, butterflies and evening moths, which in turn provide food for evening bats!

May be included in a bee and butterfly plug plant collection

Additional information

Size

9cm pot, 6 plug plants, 1.5lt pot