How to grow Evening primrose

Evening primrose grow and care – 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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How to grow 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:
Aggressive, invasive

Recommended planting season?
Spring as annual, all year in hot area as perrenial

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
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

Water requirement:
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 indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
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:
Bees, butterfly

Edible leaves

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:
Salad, cooked

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