How to grow Oenothera speciosa

Oenothera speciosa growing herbaceous of the genus Oenothera also known as Evening primrose, Oenothera speciosa perennial evergreen or deciduous also used as fragrant plant ornamental plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone: 5-9 (as perennial) 2-5,9-11 (as annual).

Leaves edible in green color in shape elliptic.

Oenothera speciosa flower

Flower edible fragrant in color can be pink, purple or white the inner part its yellow with four petals.

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How to grow Oenothera speciosa growing and care:

Well drain 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?

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
30-100 cm, 1-3 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
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
Edible fragrant flower in color can be pink, purple or white the inner part its yellow with four

Pollination is done by:
Bees, butterfly

Uses of Oenothera speciosa flower:

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 Oenothera speciosa leaves:
Salad, cooked

Scientific name:

Oenothera speciosa

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