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Primrose – Evening

$2.50$22.00

Evening Primrose can tolerate high acidity levels in soil and can be planted in the spring or fall when located in zones 7-10.  Anywhere else, it should only be planted during the spring.  This flower gets its name from its full blooms that open in the evening and are closed by morning.  Evening Primrose requires full sun and well-drained soils to grow.  This species of primrose is less aggressive than some of the other primrose species.

The broadcast rate for seeding is 6 – 7.5 pounds per acre.

The seed drill rate for seeding in rows is 3 pounds per acre.

Purchasing Options PriceQuantity
Small Packet $2.50

Covers approximately 5 square feet.

10 Gram $3.00

Covers approximately 320 square feet.

1/4 Pound $12.00

Covers approximately 3,630 square feet.

1 Pound $22.00

Covers approximately 14,520 square feet.

Scientific Name

Oenothera lamarckiana

Product Type

Flower

Color

Yellow

Cycle

Annual

Origin

Introduced species

Height

24-60"

Germination Time

15-20 days

Bloom Season

Spring, Summer

Weeks to Bloom

6 to 7 weeks

USDA Zone

3 to 9

Seeds Per Pound

870,000

Seeding Rate (lb./acre)

3

Pollen/Nectar

Nectar, Pollen

Pollinator(s)

Bats, Birds, Butterflies, Honey Bees, Native Bees

Notes

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Planting Season

Spring, Fall

Light Requirement

Full Sun

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