Showy Evening Primrose - Bulk Pricing - Seeds & Bulbs
Showy Evening Primrose
Bushy mounds of light green foliage are covered with lightly fragrant, silky pink flowers from early summer until fall. Flowers are 2" to 3.5" across -- quite large for such a small plant. Once plants are established the display is spectacular. Lady Bird Johnson called Showy Evening Primrose her favorite wildflower.
Don't plant in a small mixed bed since this plant will agressively overtake everything else in the bed. Keep soil slightly moist during germination, but prefers a dry soil once established. Grows well in poor, rocky soils.
Flower Type: Perennial
Bloom Time: Early summer to fall
Color: Light Pink
Height: 12" to 20"
Exposure: Full Sun
Seeds per Pound: 3,024,000
Seeding Rate: 1 Pound per acre
When to Sow Outside: Early spring, before last frost.
To Plant In Beds and Borders: Barely cover seeds with soil. Thin to 1' apart when 2" high.
To Plant A Meadow: Prepare soil by removing weeds and cultivating to loosen the soil. Spread seeds evenly over prepared soil. Pressing or rolling seeds onto soil will help improve germination rate. Keep soil slightly moist until seedlings are established.