Evening Primrose Yellow – Item #140


This tall evening primrose with a profusion of delicate butter-yellow blossoms is one of the few native wildflowers in North America. Flowers open each afternoon and close the following morning.

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Additional information

Weight .40 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Spacing: 1″ (3cm)

Sprouts In: 7-10 days

Thinning: 18″ (46cm)

Select a location with full sun. Start outdoors after last frost. May be started indoors six weeks before transplanting. Keep evenly moist while plants are young.

Naturalizes easily in meadows and roadsides. Grows well in dry areas.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Oenothera biennis

Height: 2-4′ (61-122cm)

Bloom Period: summer

Type: hardy biennial