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Pink Evening Primrose

Oenothera speciosa

SKU
05399
Delicate white, skyward facing flowers turn pink as they age. The tough nature of this plant will thrive with little or no care. Great ground cover for dry slopes and other low maintenance areas. The blooms open in the evening and remain through morning.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationee-no-THEE-ruh spee-see-OH-suh
Average Size at Maturity24 in. tall, spreading
Bloom TimeSpring through fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean
Growth RateModerate
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureNorth American Native Selection, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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