This Showy Evening Primrose plant prefers full sun and dry conditions. It often grows on poor, rocky soil, but can tolerate other kinds of soil as well.
To sow Showy Evening Primrose seeds outdoors, prepare weed-free soil and loosen the top 1 - 2 inches. Spread the Primrose seeds and rake them into the soil and pressing them in to make good contact with the soil.
Keep the Showy Evening Primrose seeds moist until germination occurs. When seedlings emerge, thin to strongest plants every 12 -18 inches. Sow Evening Primrose seeds in early spring or late fall.
Approximate seeds per pound: 3,200,000
USDA Zones: 6 - 10
Height: 12 - 16 inches
Bloom Season: Late spring and summer
Bloom Color: Pink
Environment: Full sun to partial shade
Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 5.8 - 6.8
Deer Resistant: Yes
Temperature: 65 - 70F
Average Germ Time: 20 - 45 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: Do not cover the seed but press into the soil
Sowing Rate: 2 - 3 seeds per plant or sow this wildflower seed at 1 lb per acre