Evening Primrose

Oenothera versicolor 'Sunset Boulevard'

SKU
05401
Bright flowers adorn rich green foliage on this herbaceous mounding perennial. The blooms create a two tone effect with bright orange-red coloring when open aging to a vivid red. A staple for perennial borders and containers.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationee-no-THEE-ruh VER-suh-kuh-lor
Average Size at MaturityReaches 7 in. tall, spreading to 20 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring through Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Rock Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Key FeatureDrought tolerant

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

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