Oenothera speciosa siskiyou
Oenothera speciosa siskiyou is a species of evening primrose, as the name suggests they only open late afternoon when the sun has set. It is less invasive and shorter than O.speciosa, but still a fast running plant that can quickly spread producing masses of fragrant light pink flowers.
Ideal for hot, dry slopes. Blooms are excellent for indoor arrangements.
Details Oenothera speciosa siskiyou
- Not eaten by animals
- Attracts Butterflies
- Blooms: June – August
- Flower colour: pink
- Full grown: 2 Years
- Full grown height: 25 – 50 cm
- Full grown width: 25 – 50 cm
- Plant location: Sun and semi shade
- Plant depth: 12 cm
- Plant spacing: 30 cm
How to take care of Oenothera siskiyou
Plant Oenothera siskiyou in light or loamy well-drained soil. Oenothera siskiyou will thrive when planted in a full sun position. For best results mulch around the stems in spring. Water during dry spells in and summer.
While it makes an attractive garden plant, care should be taken with it as it can become invasive, spreading by runners and seeds. Cut the stems down to ground level after flowering to prevent them from producing the seeds.
Divide clumps every few years in spring.