Showy Evening - Primrose

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Showy Evening Primrose is native to Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas and thrives in full sun and dry to moderate soils. It is easy to grow and can form large patches, making it a great choice for groundcover, borders, containers or for naturalizing larger areas. The abundant pink flowers are sure to add a touch of elegance to any garden, and the low maintenance requirements make this plant a winner all around! Hardiness zones 5-10. Also known as Pink Ladies, Pink Evening Primrose, Mexican Primrose, Amapola, Buttercups. Can be invasive if allowed to spread.

Plant seeds directly in the garden in the spring 1-2 weeks after your average last frost date. Or, start seed indoors 4-6 weeks before transplanting into the garden. Transplant to the garden 2 weeks after your average last frost date. Requires full sun and well-drained soil to grow. Primrose can be planted again in the fall if located in a milder zone. Suitable for use in borders, containers or for naturalizing larger areas.

Scientific Name: Oenothera speciosa
Days to Maturity: 42-50
Seed Depth: 1/8"-1/4"
Days to Sprout: 15-20
Plant Spacing: 4-8"
Row Spacing: N/A
Light Requirements: Sunny
Plant Height: 12-24"
Life Cycle: Perennial
Frost Hardy: Yes

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