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Evening Primrose

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Oenothera biennis Hardy biennial

Great splash of summer colour - flowering begins in June.  In early summer the sweetly scented, bright yellow flowers open towards evening and are faintly phosphorescent.

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Oenothera biennis Hardy biennial.

  • Fragrant yellow flowers appear from mid summer to early autumn.
  • Height: 100 cm.
  • The seeds are the source of Evening Primrose Oil.
  • The fragrant flowers are mostly fertilised by twilight-flying pollinating insects, along with moths and bats.
  • Later in the season the flowers open all day but not have a scent until the evening.
  • The seeds are also a good food source for birds.
  • Sowing instructions: Sow from spring or early autumn in situ.

300 seeds Cert. Org.(GB-ORG-6)


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