Oenotera speciosa
Brand: Seklos
Packaged:0,2 g
Availability:In Stock
Ex Tax: 1.14€
Evening primrose "Orchid Pink" - Oenotera speciosa.
Hardy Herbaceous Perennial.
Soft, shell-pink blooms which fade to white in the centre and are veined in a deeper pink. Bright yellow/green throats, free flowering, opening during the day and delicately scented in the evening. An excellent free flowering plant for beds, borders etc which look particularly lovely when grown in drifts.
Flowers: Summer. Height: 40 cm.
Position: Full Sun.
Ideal For: Border, Cottage Garden.
Germination: Experience Useful.
Aftercare: Easy.
Sowing Instructions: sow late winter to mid spring at +10+15°C on the surface of a good seed compost and cover with a very fine sprinkling of compost. Ensure the soil is damp but not wet and seal in a polythene bag until after germination, usually 14-21 days. Exclude light until germination starts.
Growing Instructions: When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant and grow on in cooler conditions for 10-15 days before planting out, after all risk of frost, 30 cm apart in full sun and ordinary well drained soil.

* Origin: Central USA
Special Features: This vigorous-growing, pink evening primrose produces dozens of large 5 cm saucer-shaped blossoms day and night
Colour: Soft Pink
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
Winter Hardiness: Z5

Growth Habit: Low-growing, stoloniferous
Foliage: Oblong leaves
Height with Flower: 40 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirement: Well-drained soils, pH 5.8 - 6.8
Location: Full sun to partial shade
Use: Drought tolerant, easy-to-grow selection suitable for planting with
Salvia sclarea and Verbascum 'Violetta'
Specialities: Very low maintenance perennial for tough landscape sites .
Cultural Tips:
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0,2
Seed Requirement: 5 g/1000 plants
Best Sowing Date: Anytime
Way of Germination: Fast Germinator
Germination: Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about + 2°. Do not cover the seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs
Germination to Transplant: 4-8 weeks
Transplanting to salable Plant: 6-10 weeks
Fertilization: Medium.

Eng.: Pink Evening Primrose, Ozark Sundrops.

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