Evening Primrose

Oenothera biennis
 
 

A tall, bright yellow annual or biennial widely naturalised in coastal areas and beside railway lines. Originally from North America, its oil is used in various herbal remedies. The flowers open in the evening and are visited by a large number of Moth species.

Flowering period:  June to September

Height: 50 – 150cm

Planting site: Dry free draining soil in full sun

Many butterflies and other insects depend on our disappearing native wild plants. By creating a wildlife area in your garden and growing native wildflowers, you will produce an attractive habitat for butterflies, bees, birds and other wildlife.

It is illegal to take plants from the wild.

Buy Evening Primrose Flower Seeds from Landlife Wildflowers.