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Oenothera kunthiana

Oenothera kunthiana

Common name evening primrose
Family onagraceae
Life cycle perennial (Z6-10)
Flowers white/pink (summer)
Size 18-24"
Light sun
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil (drought-tolerant)
From seed germinate at room temperature
Flowers first year from seed sown indoors early.
detailed seed-starting info below

The basic characteristics of this evening primrose are like those of many other oenotheras - but it's one of our few pink-colored ones, and it's the most petite of the bunch, keeping a ground-hugging sub-3" profile for now.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '04 trade. Baggy 70F (90%G, 4d)

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