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Pink Evening Primrose - 50 Plants XL $99.99

Pink Evening Primrose - 50 Plants XL $99.99

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Pink Evening Primrose

 

Pink evening primrose, scientifically known as Oenothera speciosa, is a beautiful and hardy perennial wildflower native to North America. This enchanting plant is celebrated for its delicate pink blooms, which open in the late afternoon and evening, hence its common name.

The wildflower is characterized by its low-growing, spreading habit, with a mature height ranging from 6 to 12 inches (15-30 cm). The lance-shaped leaves are typically covered with fine hairs and form a basal rosette from which slender stems emerge. These stems bear the striking, four-petaled flowers, each measuring about 1 to 2 inches (2.5-5 cm) in diameter. The petals are a delicate shade of pink and have a slightly crinkled appearance, adding to their allure.

One of the most captivating features of the wildflower is its unique blooming behavior. The flowers begin to unfurl in the late afternoon, emitting a sweet fragrance that attracts pollinators, particularly moths and native bees. This makes it a valuable addition to pollinator gardens and naturalistic landscapes. The blooms typically fade by the following day, but the plant continuously displays flowers throughout its flowering season, from spring to fall.

 

Pink Evening Primrose Is Extraordinarily Versatile

 

The wildflower is known for its adaptability and ability to thrive in various soil types, from sandy to clayey, as long as they are well-draining. It favors full sun but can take partisan shade. Once established, pink evening primrose is drought-tolerant, making it a suitable choice for xeriscaping and low-maintenance gardening.

Overall, the pink evening primrose is a charming and versatile addition to gardens and landscapes, offering aesthetic beauty and ecological benefits by supporting pollinators and requiring minimal care. Its enchanting pink blooms and unique blooming pattern make it a favorite among garden enthusiasts and nature lovers.

 

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