Evening Primrose Plant Instructions?

Answer Evening primrose, or Oenothera speciosa, is a member of the Onagraceae family. This plant is commonly referred to by many names, including pink evening primrose, showy evening primrose, white eveni... Read More »

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Wild Evening Primrose?

The wild evening primrose (Oenothera biennis) is a biennial, herbaceous flowering plant native to North America. This gorgeous weed was among the first botanical specimens brought back to Europe by... Read More »

How to Grow Evening Primrose?

Evening primrose (Oenothera biennis) is an American native biennial plant. For some, it is considered to be a weed because it self-seeds rapidly and establishes itself easily. However, provided it'... Read More »

How effective is evening primrose?

On One Hand: Evening Primrose Has Healing PropertiesThe fatty acids in evening primrose are what gives it its healing properties. Evening primrose is rich in gamma-linoleic acid, which helps skin r... Read More »

What is the best evening primrose?

On One Hand: Long Blooming Season and Large BlossomsIf you like large flowers and a long blooming season, oenothera macrocarpa is the best primrose. Spring through fall, the shimmer variety (oenoth... Read More »