OENOTHERA speciosa (Showy Evening Primrose)

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Oenothera Speciosa commonly known as ‘Showy Evening Primrose’. This flowering species has several other common names including ‘Pinkladies’, ‘Pink Evening Primrose’, ‘Mexican Primrose’. This evening primrose species is found from Pennsylvania west to Nebraska, South to Texas then eastward to Florida. It is also known from Connecticut, New Mexico, Arizona,...
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Oenothera Speciosa commonly known as ‘Showy Evening Primrose’. This flowering species has several other common names including ‘Pinkladies’, ‘Pink Evening Primrose’, ‘Mexican Primrose’. This evening primrose species is found from Pennsylvania west to Nebraska, South to Texas then eastward to Florida. It is also known from Connecticut, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah and California. Oenothera Speciosa features fragrant, bowl-shaped, four-petaled, white flowers that bloom in Spring. The flowers were used in syrups to help with whooping cough and asthma.

Number of Seeds Max Coverage Area (Square Ft.)
1OZ 212,500 75
1/4LB 850,000 300
1/2LB 1,700,000 600
1LB 3,400,000 1,200
5LB 17,000,000 6,000

Scientific Name: Oenothera Speciosa

Common Name: Showy Evening Primrose

Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennial 

Family: Onagraceae

Native Range: Southwest United States to Mexico

Height: 9 to 24 "

Spread: 12 to 18 " 

Habitat: Prairies, Plains, Meadows, Pastures, Savannas, Hillsides, Slopes, Woodland edges

Zone: 4-9  

Exposure: Full Sun

Blooming Season: Spring

Attracts: Birds

Resistant: Drought, Deer 

Characteristics: Showy, Fragrant

Flower Shape: Bowl-shaped  

Flower Color: White 

Water Requirement: Dry to medium

Soil Type: Chalk, Loam, Sand 

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral

Advantage: Low Maintenance   

Uses: Used in syrups to help with whooping Cough and Asthma, Tea

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