Easy and fast growing with delivcately scented white flowers which deepen to rose as they mature.
Ideal for beds, borders and in containers. Also beautiful in dried floral arrangements.
Trim plants back after flowering to retain shape.
Genus - Oenothera
Species - speciosa
Variety - Silky Orchid
Common name - Evening Primrose
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 3 - 8
Height - 0,30 - 0,35 m
Spread - 0,30 - 0,40 m
Plant type - Perennial
Exposure - Full Sun, Part Shade
Growth rate - Medium
Soil PH - Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil type - Poor, Average, Fertile
Water requirements - Average Water
Landscape uses - The trailing habit and drought tolerance of this perennial makes it ideal for softening the edges of pathways or planting in rock gardens.
Bloom season - June - September
Leaf / Flower color - Green / White - rose
1. Sow from February to April inside on trays or pots of moist compost. Sow thinly, cover lightly with compost.
2. Cover with the clear plastic or glass.
3. Germination in 21-28 days at room temeparture (+18-20C)
If no germination in 3 weeks, startify cold and moist in the fridge at +2-4C for 3-4 weeks.
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