Yellow Evening Primrose Seeds: Grow Vibrant Oenothera Flowers in Your Garden
Evening Primrose is a prolific bloomer throughout the summer, filling fields and gardens with canary yellow blooms. Evening Primrose shows off its attractive blooms in the cool evening hours, attracting nocturnal insects such as moths. Evening Primrose is edible.
The leaves are cooked and eaten as greens, the roots are eaten as potatoes, and the flowers make a lovely edible garnish. Evening Primrose is one of the few native wildflowers in North America. It is happiest in dry open areas similar to the open meadows where it thrives in the wild. Evening Primrose has a wide array of medicinal uses.
Botanical Name: Oenothera lamarckiana Life Cycle: Annual Light Requirement: Full Sun Planting Season: Spring, Fall Plant Type: Tall Sturdy Stalks with Brilliant Yellow Blossoms Features: Heirloom, Attracts Pollinators, Fast Growing, Fragrant, Drought Tolerant, Container Garden Color: Yellow Blooms: Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Fall Days to Maturity: 85 Days Plant Height: 36-48 inches Plant Spacing: 4-6 inches Planting Depth: 1/16 inch Sowing Method: Start Indoors, Direct Sow Cold Stratification: No Hardiness Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9