WANTED: Have- evening primrose plants

patapscomikeJanuary 18, 2008

If you have never seen these bloom, it's really something. The adults I had last year resulted in tons of seedlings that will bloom next summer. They need decent soil and near full sun, but they will put on quite a show every evening when all the flowers open within 20 minutes, each flower opening in 5-10 seconds. Every time I show someone they are amazed.

Will trade for nearly any low maintenance flower.

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christy2828(8a)

I couldn't resist :) Christy

Here is a link that might be useful: You Tube Evening Primrose Blooming

    Bookmark   January 19, 2008 at 4:18PM
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patapscomike

It's awesome to see. My neighbors will sometimes come over in the evening for what our kids refer to as "showtime!" Most nights we'd have 20-30 blossoms pop on each of our two plants. I probably have 30 plants to swap.

They are self-sowing, but easy to get rid of if need be.

    Bookmark   January 23, 2008 at 1:31PM
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avoirgold(z7 MD)

Very neat video! I really liked the immediate presence of the butterfly (or was it a moth?).

I would be interested in a couple of these, but I don't have much up right now. Check out my list and let me know. I think I have a bit of hens and chicks, yarrow, and my shasta daisy-Becky that are still above ground right now. Not sure what else off the top of my head. I will have more later in Spring.

Let me know.

Jen
jlsmith0519 at gmail dot com

    Bookmark   January 25, 2008 at 9:44AM
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