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Oenothera macrocarpa

Common Name: Missouri Primrose

Plant Family: Onagreae

Oenothera macrocarpa
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Price:  £5.00
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9 in stock

Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below):  9 cm pots


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  Banks and Slopes
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  cottage
Suggested Use:  Ornamental
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Scent:  Scented Flowers
Flower Colour:  Yellow
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Running/spreading
Evergreen:  No
Drought Tolerant:  Yes
Soil Type:  dry or sandy soil
Soil PH:  No preference
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Not Known To Be Resistant
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes


Long flowering Evening Primrose with large lemon-yellow flowers from July to September. Low spreading habit makes it ideal for ground cover in a sunny spot. Flowers are scented in the evening. Grow in poor or fertile, well drained, even stony soil in full sun.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.