Striking Purple-Bronze ColoringThe Twilight Evening Primrose PP17230, ‘ Oenothera speciosa ‘TURNER01’, produces a striking rich purple-bronze coloring in the center of the leaf, particularly on young foliage, making a strong contrast with the large pale pink flowers which appear throughout the summer. This is a versatile plant for the border of containers. The fragrant flowers are open fan shaped cups, a pale lilac pink shade and with a yellowy green center. The petals have a slightly crumpled, crinkly look. The flowers appear in early evening and there is little that can compare with it for early evening blooming. To stop straggling prune back hard on occasion. Flowers from early summer to late autumn.* Fragrant pink flowers * Blooms summer through fall* Great for border plantings.
These Lemon Drops Don’t MeltEvening Primrose Lemon Drop, Oenothera ‘Lemon Drop™’ (PP#16,393), is a new evening primrose that is quickly gaining popularity among gardeners and garden writers. ‘Lemon Drop’ is a Proven Winners Perennial and also the recipient of the “Editor’s Choice Award” from Country Living Gardener™. This new selection is covered with vibrant lemon yellow flowers all summer, even when the temperatures sizzle. It has a lovely upright habit with dark green foliage. The bright daffodil yellow flowers of ‘Lemon Drop’ blooms do not need deadheading and are a good candidate for hot sunny areas or mixed containers. This easily grown oenothera should be planted in full sun and a well-drained area. It will thrive in when kept on the dry side.The mildly fragrant flowers open for only one day, usually late afternoon but will last until the following morning. It is best used in front of borders or rock gardens. It will add color in wild gardens, meadows, cottage gardens or in native plant gardens.* Bright Lemon Yellow Flowers All Summer* Does Not Need To Be Deadheaded* Loves Sun and Dry Soil .
The Evening Primrose, Glowing Magenta, ‘Oenothera kunthiana’, is a new Oenothera unlike any other!Fuzzy buds open to deep pink flowers that stand out against its deep green foliage. It has a plant height of 6” and a spread of 5-10”, making an impressive low prostate spreading mound.‘Glowing Magenta’ is unusually compact for its species and has an extremely long flowering time, (June to September.)Oenothera requires full sun and needs a good drainage site. Use in borders, rock gardens, or containers. ‘Glowing Magenta’ can be combined with Salvia, Achilles, or Columbine for a lovely mix of colors and textures.For a wonderful sun ground cover, one will not want to leave ‘Glowing Magenta’ out of their garden!* Low maintenance* Ground cover* Mounding habit.
Pink Butterflies in a GroundcoverEvening Primrose ‘Siskiyou’, Oenothera berlandieri ‘Siskiyou’, displays pale pink cup-shaped flowers up to 3 inches in diameter and smothers this improved selection all summer!’Siskiyou’ is a compact, floriferous, tidy groundcover. It has a spreading habit and mature height of 8-12 inches; spreads from underground runners. Each translucent petal has pronounced veining that resembles the intricate wing of a butterfly; glows when backlit by the sun.’Siskiyou’ is a hardy plant which once established requires little care; drought tolerant. It is excellent for softening the edges of pathways or planting in rock gardens, edgings, and borders; fills in even in poor or dry soils.Divide this Evening Primrose in spring. It is best to avoid overly rich or poorly drained soils. ‘Siskiyou’ has an extremely long flowering time, June to September.Oenothera requires full sun and needs a good drainage site. Use in borders, rock gardens, or containers. A wonderful sun plant, Siskiyou’ is a delightfully scented perennial and a must have in any sunny garden!* 3″ Pink Flowers Summer Through Fall* Groundcover Primrose* Loves Sun, Heat,and Drought.