Evening primrose growing herbaceous of the genus Oenothera also known as Beach evening primrose, Evening primrose perennial evergreen or deciduous also used ornamental medical plant that ground cover, can grow in temperate, desert, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone: 5-11 (as perennial) 2-5,(as annual) depend the species.
Leaves edible in green color in shape elliptic.
Evening primrose flowers
Flower color can be: pink, purple, white, red or bright yellow color four petals some cultivars the inner part color are yellow.
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Requirements for Evening primrose growing and care:
Well drain soil, sandy soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Recommended planting season?
Spring as annual, all year in hot area as perrenial
Pests and diseases:
Autumn / Winter
How to prune:
Just for design
Size of the plant?
30-100 cm, 1-3feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade (no flowers)
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Winter / Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
Pink, purple, white, red or bright yellow color four petals some cultivars the inner part color are yellow
Pollination is done by:
Leaves harvesting season
Spring / Summer / Autumn
How to harvest the leaves?
Young leaves after the plants establish
Information about leaves:
Green leaves in shape elliptic
Uses of Evening primrose leaves: