Evening Primrose Mexican – Item #378


Don’t let the delicate pink flowers fool you – this is a very hardy plant that can withstand almost any heat and drought. Will spread to form colonies in many areas. Great for dry hillsides and unattended areas.

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Additional information

Weight .20 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/8″ (3mm)

Spacing: scatter

Sprouts In: 8-10 days

Thinning: 6″ (15cm)

Select a location with full sun. Plant outdoors after last spring frost. Keep young plants watered and weeded until they become established. Mature plants are quite drought hardy.

Flowers open in early morning and only last one day, leaving a lovely pink potpourri at the base of the plants. Plant in groupings for best effect.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Oenothera speciosa

Height: 8-16″ (20-41cm)

Bloom Period: spring – summer

Type: hardy perennial