Oenothera Pink Petticoats

Marshmallow pink petals.

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Soft pink, cupped blooms with a white halo and lemon centre. The pink petals have deeper venation running through, creating beautiful patterns and the pink takes on a deeper hue as the flower matures. Oenothera ‘Pink Petticoats’ is a rare and valuable find.

The flowers of Oenothera ‘Pink Petticoats’ open from the middle of summer right into autumn. The foliage emerges late spring, it is mid green with scalloped edges on narrow stems. The lower leaves are larger than those closer to the blooms.

Grow Oenothera ‘Pink Petticoats’ in full sun to light shade in average to humus rich, well drained soil. They thrive in hot and dry situations. They are dry tolerant once established.

Oenothera is commonly known as Evening Primrose, though the flowers open in the daylight. Try growing Oenothera ‘Pink Petticoats’ in rock gardens, towards the front of beds and borders, along paths or even in a pot.

Code

OENPP

Botantical name

Oenothera speciosa

Height

40-60cm

Width

40-60cm

Flowers

Summer to Autumn

Climate

Cool to Mediterranean

Availability

Australia wide

Aspect

Full Sun to Semi Shade

Supplied as

Pots

Water needs

1