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  • Non-native

Evening Primrose Variety

(Oenothera species)

Photo credit: RHS


Note - there may be many different varieties or cultivars available of this plant and so the information here is generalised for this group. Some species may appear differently, flower at alternative times of year and may require different growing conditions. Also note this plant can become invasive in some situations in the wild, especially sand dunes.

Plant information and growing conditions

  • Plant Type
    Biennial, Herbaceous Perennial
  • Sun/Shade
    Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Months of Flowering
    June, July, August, September
  • Flower Colours
    Yellow
  • Petals
    4
  • Arrangement
    Single, Several
  • Exposure
    Sheltered
  • Aspect
    South, West
  • Soil Type
    Sand, Loam
  • Soil Moisture
    Well-drained
  • Soil pH
    Acid, Neutral, Alkaline

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