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Evening Primrose Glowing Magenta

Oenothera kunthiana

Photo: Evening Primrose Glowing Magenta

General description

The Evening Primrose, Glowing Magenta, 'Oenothera kunthiana', is a new Oenothera unlike any other. The deep pink flowers stand out against its deep green foliage. It has a plant height of 6” and a spread of 5-10”. ‘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. Try planting ‘Glowing Magenta’ with Salvia, Achillea or Columbine. For a wonderful sun ground cover, one will not want to leave ‘Glowing Magenta’ out of their garden.
 

Plant requirements

Loam, sandy soil. Zones 4-8. Dry conditions. Full sun.

Maintenance

Practical use

Properties

Height
1 - 6 cm
Color
Soil type
Loam, Sand
Sunlight
Full sun
Moisture
Well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy