Common Evening-primrose

Common Evening-primrose

Oenothera biennis


Long lasting yellow blooms atop a reddish stem, this drought tolerant biennial self-seeds prodigiously, thriving in sunny sites with nutrient-poor, gravelly or sandy soil. Has been used as a remedy for coughs, skin irritations and depression.

  • Characteristics

    Type: Biennial

    Height: 3-4 Feet

    Blooms: July to September

    Bloom Colour: Yellow

  • Growth Conditions

    Light: Full Sun to Part Shade

    Soil: Dry to Moist, Average & Sandy/Gravel Soil

    Habitat: Meadows, Prairies & Roadsides

Pot Sizes

Nursery Location:

(Ignatius Jesuit Centre)

5420 Hwy 6 

Guelph ON 

N1H 6J2

Phone: 519-760-0055


Mailing Address:

2 Cassino Avenue

Guelph, ON

N1E 2H8

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