Oenothera ‘Lemon Sunset’ – Evening Primrose

Family: Onagraceae (on-uh-GRAY-see)
Genus: Oenothera (ee-no-THEE-ruh)
Cultivar: Lemon Sunset

Category:
Perennials

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8° C (-20° F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:
Coral/Apricot
Pale Yellow
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Deciduous
Silver/Gray

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Maria

Maria is currently growing everything from seed that she can lay her hands on. Also playing with colours and textures to fulfill her garden desires...