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Fragrant evening primrose

Oenothera stricta

Also known as

Evening primrose

Oenothera stricta by Jim Kingdon (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

45cm

30cm

Min

-30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Fragrant evening primrose Overview

This is a South American species it is very similar to Oenothera odorata, the flowers are more of a golden yellow.

Common problems with Fragrant evening primrose

How to propagate Fragrant evening primrose

Division

You can propagate by seed or division in autumn or spring.

Seed

Cuttings

Softwood cuttings in late spring.

Other uses of Fragrant evening primrose

Grown for their profuse but short-lived flowers in summer. Suitable for coastal conditions. Oenothera biennis is used medicinally.

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