Evening primrose is easily grown in average, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. This plant is characterized by lightly cupped yellow flowers and orange stamens that open up during the evening. Evening primrose is often used as an ornamental piece in gardens or bouquets. It is also used medicinally, as its edible flowers can be eaten raw, cooked, or made into a tea to treat a number of ailments.
|Sow:||Start indoors in pots 9 weeks before the last frost or sow directly outside after the danger of frost has passed.|
|Sow Depth:||1/4 in.|
|Days to Germinate:||10 – 30|
|Days to Harvest:||60-90|
|Bloom Time:||June – September|
|Special Properties:||Attracts pollinators, edible, medicinal|