Botanical name: Oenothera Family: Onagraceae Plant type: Herbaceous perennial Ideal planting time Winter Size: Generally 30-50cm tall
Iceberg: 50cm wide, minimal spreading
Evening Pink: 50cm & fast spreading.
Buttercup: 15-20cm. Non spreading
Iceberg: 50cm apart
Evening Pink: 50cm or more apart.
Buttercup: 15-20cm apart
Aspect: Full sun. Soil: Rich, well draining. Watering: Keep moist whilst growing. Fertilising: General purpose fertiliser. Liquid feeding during growth encourages more flowers. Flowering time: Summer - Autumn Climatic tolerances: Sub.trop to cool. Pruning required: Remove unwanted growth and cut back after flowering to encourage further flushes.
Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:34 AM Keywords: Evening Primrose, plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb